We are pleased to say that the Edible Rotherhithe community garden build and Summer School fundraising campaign was successful. £15,761 was raised from 120 donors against an original target of £10,600 on Spacehive. A very big thank you to British Land , Esmee Fairbairn , Greggs Foundation , Veolia Recycling Fund , Growing a Greener Britain, local restaurant The Yellow House and 114 individuals kindly donating towards the project; and STIHL for donating gardening equipment. We are also delighted by the fantastic support that the project received on social media. The Edible Rotherhithe project team is currently preparing the delivery plan to implement our exciting community project.
Edible Avondale SE1 has moved to Silverlock Estate in Rotherhithe. We aim to establish ‘Edible Rotherhithe’, a new community food growing and carpentry project, working with NCS The Challenge, and to replicate the successes of the Avondale Square project between 2014 and 2015. Further updates to follow.
NCS The Challenge students
The shipping container is resited to Silverlock estate, Autumn 2016.
Edible Avondale SE1 CEO Christina Wheatley was invited by Spice Time Credits and City of London Corporation to attend the opening of Volunteers Week 2016 at London’s BT Tower on 1st June 2016. The event presented by broadcaster Martyn Lewis and NCVO Chief Executive Sir Stuart Etherington celebrated and recognised the importance of volunteering across the UK.
Edible Avondale SE1 was delighted to be invited with New Leaf Educational Gardens to Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons in 2015. Click here to read about our visit.