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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

The Growing Kitchen

The Growing Kitchen
(Photo: Celia Lowe)
Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Refreshments, peppermint tea and homemade cakes for sale. Informal guided tours available. A variety of seating plus picnic table.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Napier Grove
Nearest postcode: N1 7HU

Buses

21, 76, 141, 271, 394

Station

Old Street

Cycle hire station

Eagle Wharf Road (Map)

Access

Two steps leading from main entrance into garden. A secondary entrance on the other side has wheelchair access. Slight slope with narrow wooden decking leading to communal area.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

The Growing Kitchen is a resident-led community garden project situated in a quiet corner of Hoxton. Through a lottery grant of £10,000 seven years ago, a formerly disused site has been transformed into a beautiful shared garden.

We have 35 micro allotments, a raised stone-built seated herb area, communal foraging area with wildlife pond, and covered space with clay oven and barbecue where we have our monthly meetings and stage fun events and workshops.

Created in a built-up area, the Growing Kitchen has become a valued oasis of calm in which to garden, socialize and share food and ideas. With a truly diverse and multicultural membership everyone has an equal say and input, which has enabled the garden to evolve into a unique environment and source of pride for residents.

In July 2013 we received the London Local Food Hero Award and in 2014 won the NFTMO award for resident engagement, reflecting our good work on governance. Noted by one resident as a 'hidden piece of countryside in Hoxton', all visitors will receive a very warm welcome.

Visitor Information
Open

Sunday 10:00–17:00

Activities

Refreshments, peppermint tea and homemade cakes for sale. Informal guided tours available. A variety of seating plus picnic table.

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

Napier Grove
Nearest postcode: N1 7HU

Buses

21, 76, 141, 271, 394

Station

Old Street

Cycle hire station

Eagle Wharf Road (Map)

Access

Two steps leading from main entrance into garden. A secondary entrance on the other side has wheelchair access. Slight slope with narrow wooden decking leading to communal area.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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