Growing Projects

Community Herb Growing Projects:

  • Forest Farm Peace Garden, Hainault, east London

Working with a broad cross-section of the local community to promote mental and physical health, social inclusion, intercultural awareness, and environmental sustainability, with herbalist Deborah Syrrett coordinating the herb garden & practical workshops.

Tel: 020 8477 1655 / 07587 244 459


  • Incredible Edible Todmorden Apothecary Garden, Lancashire

Community herb gardens in a number of sites including in the grounds of a health centre in Todmorden, part of the local food project.

Helena Cook

  • Sustainable Bungay

A community-led response to peak oil and climate change.

  • Grow Heathrow

Transformed derelict market garden site that is now a hub for local residents and environmental activists to share knowledge and practical skills: working to build resilient Heathrow communities, capable of collectively coping with the injustices and threats of the economic, ecological and democratic crises.


  • St Werburghs Medicine Garden

A community medicinal herb garden which is being planted in Bristol. We have workdays, herb walks and skillshares throughout the year and everyone is welcome to join us.

Herb Growing Projects:

  • Northdown Orchard

An organic farm that now is growing medicinal herbs and culinary herbs alongside vegetables. It is the site for Canvas Campus, a herbal learning & first aid professional development course run by Dedj Lebbrandt.



  • Brook End, Compton Dundon, Somerset

Permaculture smallholding; design, learning & practice for liberated living

Nicole is a grower & community organiser, passionate about placing permaculture in a context of resistance.

Tel: 07516 653765


  • The Castle Climbing Centre, Stoke Newington, London

Herb garden kept flourishing by volunteers, growing many herbs that are made into blends and running on sustainable principles.

  • Holt Wood, North Devon

Sustainable medicinal trees & shrubs project, aiming to demonstrate how a conifer plantation can be replanted as a medicinal wood offering a viable and sustainable source of medicinal plant supplies, and to develop a range of expertise which can support others in establishing medicinal trees and shrubs.