You might find these websites interesting and informative:
- BBC's gardening website
Has a wealth of information on all aspects of growing plants and looking after your garden
- Cambridge Carbon Footprint
Promotes a vision of a low-carbon society throughout Cambridge and the surrounding area that is sustainable, resilient and rewarding. They motivate and empower people to substantially reduce their CO2 emissions and help build low-carbon communities.
- Food Partnership
A small organisation that promotes community strategies as good policy, looking at food issues of poverty, production and producer-supplier relationships. Examples include offering a model for teaming up people who have the land but not necessarily the time, skills and inclination to grow their own food as a small holder
- Foodshare Network
Invites allotments to choose a local charity and set up an onsite 'donation station' for growers to donate surplus produce
- Garden Organic
This charity began life as the Henry Doubleday Research Association in 1954. It has since been heavily involved in promoting the adoption of organic horticulture
- National Society of Allotment and Leisure Gardeners (NSALG)
Aims to "protect, promote and preserve allotments for future generations"
A charity that helps disabled people that "uses gardening to change the lives of disabled people". Various activities teach and encourage disabled people to enjoy the benefits of gardening
- Transition Towns
Set up to help communities respond to the challenges of climate change and peak oil. A local group has been set up: find out more at the Transition Cambridge website