MindFood are hosting their first Food Climate Action event of the year! On Saturday 23rd April, at Horsenden Farm, MindFood are inviting you to get growing with them and encourage you to share with the community.
To coincide with Capital Growth’s Good to Grow weekend, Food for Life’s Plant & Share month (from 20th April), and falling the day after Earth Day, MindFood aims to share young veg plants with as many local primary schools, charities and support groups as possible. Their target this year is to help 25 local primary schools and support groups with their veg gardens. Last year they managed to help an amazing 15 primary & SEN schools, and 3 local support groups.
This event has so much potential and will grow year on year with community support! MindFood hope that they will grow the event to reach 70 primary schools in the borough.
They will have a potting station on the day, so don’t worry if the seedlings need potting up. There will also be a family sowing station so that every child has something to take home.
To find out more about this event, and to register your attendance (for free!), click here.
If you can, MindFood would love you to bring the following to share:
- tomato plants (esp yellow or orange cherry toms!)
- chilli plants – always super popular!
- sugar snap/mangetout peas
- spring onions
- runner beans
- purple sprouting broccoli
- companion flowers – calendula, nasturtiums
- herbs – esp coriander, parsley and basil