Our base of operations is at PopBrixton, a hub for micro-enterprise, start-ups and community organisations in south London.
Pop Brixton is a temporary site awaiting development, previously a multi-story carpark, and now a thriving hub for food, shared workspace, offices and retail. Every week we host drop-in sessions at Pop Farm, where, with our volunteers, we grow food for the caterers on site. The purpose of Pop Farm is to provide a place where people without garden space of their own can learn how to grow food and flowers.
Sign up for our weekly volunteer sessions on a Thursday from 10am – 12noon.
Shortly after the beds were built in March 2016 we held our launch day, which saw participants sowing the first seeds of Pop Farm.
PopFarm is now an innovative community garden which aims to improve wellbeing through increasing people’s access to nature in the city. We offer free training and community engagement, supporting people to grow food and flowers.
All of the growing activity not only creates social benefit, but also significant harvests of fruit and vegetables. These are given to traders on site, for use in their cooking, as well as to the local people who have grown the food. By providing fresh, locally-grown, chemical-free produce, grown with local people, we improve the health and wellbeing of the community as a whole.
You can see more about the launch event and the creation of PopFarm in the three videos below.