Food, Transport, Waste, Economy

A national organisation supporting, promoting and representing community gardens and city farms. Website includes database of all their member farms and gardens, so you can find local projects. Wide range of support on all aspects of community gardens and city farms available to groups wanting set up a project, and for existing projects. Membership free for groups planning or running a garden with a turnover of under £10k
Garden Organic brings together thousands of people who share a common belief - that organic growing is essential for a healthy and sustainable world. Through campaigning, advice, community work and research, Garden Organic aim is to get everyone growing ‘the organic way’.
OLIO is a free app connecting neighbours with each other and with local shops so surplus food and other items can be shared, not thrown away. Launched in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, the app is now available nationwide.
Community supported agriculture (CSA) is a partnership between farmers and consumers in which the responsibilities, risks and rewards of farming are shared. CSA helps to address increasing concerns about the lack of transparency, sustainability and resilience of our food system. It is one of the most radical ways that we can re-take control and ownership of our food system. The CSA Network UK is the only organisation working solely to promote CSA - community supported agriculture - across the UK.
A national organisation working on many aspects of sustainable food and farming. Offer advice and training to farmers and growers, and other in the food industry, plus campaigns, farm open days, educational materials, research and lots more.
A ‘think and do tank’ on sustainable economics. Lots of fascinating research and policy work, tools to help communities understand and improve their local economies, and support for social enterprises.
Your local community groups, businesses, social enterprises and key individuals
Don’t forget the resources on your doorstep! Talk to local WI groups, community gardens, beekeepers societies, schools, cycle campaigns, recycling projects, eco home owners, bakers, brewers, solar panel installers… They may be willing to give talks, teach skills, share resources, run tours, offer advice and join in with your projects.