Allotment websites

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"
  • Thrive
    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

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