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Community Food Growing Meeting


Wednesday 16 January




Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 3TR


The Inner City Garden

The event itself

Are you interested in Urban Food Growing, as an individual or part of a community group?
You are invited to participate in a meeting at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens all about community growing in Birmingham.

As well as an opportunity to discuss with each other and meet new groups close to you, the meeting will also include short presentations by local author & gardening journalist; Alys Fowler, & Dr Mike Hardman (Birmingham City University) on the need, importance and context of growing food in Birmingham.


  • To get together as many groups and individuals as possible who are interested in community growing in Birmingham
  • To provide networking opportunities between those groups and individuals
  • To set the context of Urban Food Growing in the city and to learn from others


As part of Birmingham’s Participation in The Big Dig, to discover what individuals and groups want in terms of support, events and practical training over the next 12 months and beyond.

If you are an allotment group, a friend of parks group, a community allotment or grow site, or simply an individual wanting to get involved or start something new, then this is the meeting you can’t miss.

How to attend

For further information and details on how to attend contact theinnercitygarder@gmail.com or c.savage@bham.ac.uk.



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