50 edible gardens across Birmingham, London and Manchester are inviting people new to ‘growing their own’ to get involved in the fifth annual Big Dig Day on Saturday 16 April, during National Gardening Week.
On Saturday 19 September, seven community food gardens in Manchester are celebrating their harvest with an open day for the public.
The annual Big Dig day kicked off the growing season on Saturday 21 March 2015, and this year saw almost 2000 people come out to support activities taking place across 193 gardens in 36 towns and cities. The event, now in its fifth year, has become an invaluable part of the community food growing calendar, helping groups to get their projects ready for the season ahead and find new volunteers.
Sustain's Big Dig Day 2015 takes place on 21 March 2015, and is set to involve thousands of people across the UK growing their own food
Sustain today announced that 16 towns and cities have signed up to be part in the nation's biggest community gardening volunteering day on Saturday 22nd March 2014, with over 100 gardens already signed up.
On 21st September 2013, over 160 of the UK's community food-growing gardens will be throwing open their gates to the public in the largest open event of food-growing spaces in the UK.
On Saturday 16th March, 270 gardens across 27 UK towns and cities are opening their gates to fledgling green-fingered enthusiasts.
Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming today announced that 24 towns and cities have signed up to be part in the biggest ever community gardening volunteering day on 16th March 2013.
More than 100 of the UK's community food-growing gardens will be opening their gates during September 2012.
More than 100 of the UK's community food-growing gardens will be throwing open their gates to the public during September 2012, in the largest open event of food-growing spaces ever seen in the UK.
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