Growing Communities – Salad Packing

Activity across the Growing Communities Patchwork Farm builds to a climax each week on a Tuesday evening. It’s then that all the salad produce from across the farm patches reaches the ‘mixing and packing station’ of the Old Fire Station Yard on Leswin Road in Hackney. In a flurry of excitement, salad leaves and banter the incoming produce is magically transformed into the award-winning Hackney Salad, ready for distribution through 1000 or so veg boxes and a range of local shops and restaurants. To read more click on the post title or image.

Sutton Community Farm

Sitting as it does on a 7.1 acre smallholding to the south of London just outside Crawley, with views towards the skyline of central London and the monstrous homes of the UK financial sector in Canary Wharf, Sutton Community Farm is a community-owned farm formed with the simple purpose increasing local access to fresh, healthy, sustainable food ……………….click on the post title or image to find out more.