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Growing communites – food zone diagram

 
GROWING COMMUNITIES’ FOOD ZONE DIAGRAM: What a sustainable re-localised food system might look like in the future. Growing Communities has a set of Key Principles that we apply to our box scheme and farmers’ market to ensure they are as sustainable as possible. 
We also have a wider vision of what a sustainable, re-localised food system [...]

Growing communities manifesto for feeding the city

 
GROWING COMMUNITIES’ MANIFESTO FOR FEEDING THE CITY TAKING OUR FOOD SYSTEM BACK 
For the first time in history there are more people living in cities than in rural areas. As we begin to face up to the challenges of climate change, peak oil and resource depletion, the issue of how urban populations can best be fed [...]

Growing communities what we do

 
WHAT WE DO
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• Organic fruit and vegetable box scheme
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‐led trading systems:– provides over 400 local households with fresh, seasonal produce each week supplied in line with a strict policy which prioritises direct, local suppliers and UK produce. The scheme is a collection scheme ‐ the main pick up point is in Stoke [...]

Permaculture

PERMACULTURE
Creating sustainable human systems by following nature’s patterns
This page will give some info on what Permaculture is and where you can find out more… and some details of previous or upcoming courses in Lambeth.
Introduction to Permaculture Courses – Autumn 2010
TTB Food Group have organised two Introductory Permaculture courses for November 2010. [...]

growing communities – our impact

 
OUR IMPACT: we monitor our Key Principles to see what we are achieving over the course of each year. Here are some of our results for 2008. 484 households across Hackney providing sustainably produced fruit and veg to over 1000 people in our community every week. The box scheme and farmers’ market together provide a [...]

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