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Food Growing in Brent

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Growing food in Brent? 1 Reply

Planting my lettuces, pruning the plum tree.... Presumably other members of this group have started growing food for this year. It would be nice to meet and talk, we can swap seeds, gluts (My…Continue

Started by Giselle Winston. Last reply by Miko Adam-Kando Apr 28, 2012.

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Comment by Miko Adam-Kando on December 2, 2011 at 12:58

Gardening this sat afternoon in queens park behind cafe!
call miko 07956 131 552 if you would like to join in. Community vegetable beds, free for anyone to join!

Comment by Marion Hofmann on March 9, 2011 at 15:45
check out

 March 12, 2011 from 10am to 12pm
Location: St Marks Church
Street: Bathurst Gardens NW10 5HX
City/Town: Kensal Rise
Website or Map:
Phone: 020 8960 3929
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Kay Vernon

Want to learn some basic gardening skills?

Come along and learn for free about Free Products from the Garden - composting, wormeries and leafmold

Provided by Glorious Gardens for St Marks Church, Kensal Rise

Contact Kay Vernon, 02089603969

Comment by Marion Hofmann on March 9, 2011 at 15:10

BSF have been awarded some money to get people interested in growing their own food. Let me know if you want to get involved. Launch will take place in April 11

Comment by Marion Hofmann on January 21, 2011 at 10:09

Check out "Queens Park Allotment Gardening Club Meetup" on Transition Kensal to Kilburn

Time: January 22, 2011 from 11am to 12pm
Location: Queens Park
Organized By: Transition Kensal to Kilburn

Event Description:
Come along if you are interested in being involved in our new allotment site behind the cafe in Queens Park...
If you can't come this Saturday but would like to take park - don't worry - but do get in touch and let us know how you would like to be involved


See more details and RSVP on Transition Kensal to Kilburn:


Comment by Marion Hofmann on December 8, 2010 at 12:38
Heard of the London Bee summit? Coming up shortly

London Bee Summit 2010, 16th December
Bees are in peril and there are a number of suspects, from pesticides to climate change. With human wellbeing so intimately tied to the fate of the bee, we are calling together organisations working with bees in London and the UK to ask: what’s happening to the honey bee? And what can Londoners to do help?
We'll have the inaugural London Honey Tasting, a display of hives and equipment, and refreshments courtesy of the Co-op's Plan Bee.
Speakers include:
Environment minister Lord Henley
Dr Opi Outhwaite from Greenwich University on bee health and regulation;
Nick Fraser from the National Trust on managing parks and gardens without chemicals; and
Elinor McDowall from Bungay Community Bees, the UK's first community-supported beekeeping.

Registration is essential and there's a discount for Capital Growth spaces. Find more information and the booking form at:
Comment by Marion Hofmann on December 8, 2010 at 12:35

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