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Camden Canal Clearances

Camden Canal Clearances

London’s Regents Canal is an iconic piece of the capital’s history, fuelling Britain’s Industrial Revolution as goods from around the country made their way to London’s docks, whilst the raw materials which made such a revolution possible arrived from around the world, and travelled in the opposite direction. These days, […]

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Brixton Orchard Day 3

Brixton Orchard Day 3

One of the best things about working on community gardening projects is the people you meet, and the times you share. One of the endearing memories from today will be of Shaquille – and a string of willing but unsuccessful helpers – trying to get his size 12 right foot out […]

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Garden Creation at the Minet Library

Garden Creation at the Minet Library

Tomorrow we will be creating a new community resource in the form of 3 raised beds, at the Minet Library, which Lambeth council has forcibly closed (including the Lambeth Archives). We planned this work when the library’s fate seemed undecided, to add value to the site and demonstrate the wide variety […]

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A display of heirloom bean varieties.

Saving Our Seeds: Diversity & Communities

Important new research has been published which illustrates the importance of community seed projects, thanks to the work of our much-missed, former Urban Growth team member, Charlotte Dove. She will be talking about her recent research trip to America, at the prestigious South London Botanical Institute, as part of Seedy Saturday, […]

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