28 Apr 2016

For the latest on Greening Brownfield, "like" us on Facebook!

For the latest info on the Greening Brownfield Community Garden, please visit our Facebook page. The page is updated with news, events and photographs of the garden.

29 Nov 2012

Children's Garden Party: Sunday 9th December

We're having a children's party between 1-3 on Sunday 9th December to celebrate our new play equipment. There will be face painting, free refreshments and children's art and gardening activities. Hope to see you there!

16 Oct 2012

Harvest Festival 2012 - a photo update

Beetroot brownies by Geraldine

A brand new gazebo built by Keith

Carole from Groundwork gave a brilliant composting workshop

Tiny workers turning the compost

Fantastic children's activities by Emma

Delicious barbeque provided by the Glenkerry House crew


11 Oct 2012

Greening Brownfield - The Secret Garden


Greening Brownfield in 'Growing Communities'

We'd like to thank the Royal Horticultural Society for featuring the Greening Brownfield community garden in the latest issue of their 'Growing Communities' magazine. It's a lovely piece with pictures of the garden in bloom and guest appearances from our very own Tom and Geraldine! You can read the piece by clicking the image above, or download a PDF of the magazine from the RHS website (requires Adobe Acrobat).

24 Sep 2012

free wood carving and carpentry workshops



residents of the brownfield estate are invited to join in a local reclaimed wood carpentry project, starting on the 29th september. 

working alongside a local intergenerational group, the project will design sculpture benches for the new eco-hub outside balfron tower. construction will follow on the 13th, 20th and possibly 27th october. 

the project is being led by suraya and danny from city wood, and will be held at the burcham street community centre, london e14 0sh.

for more information please contact nick martin at poplar harca on nick.martin@poplarharca.co.uk.


5 Jul 2012

harca life, summer 2012

we're featured in the new issue of harca life magazine. appropriately enough, it's the green issue, with features on cycling in the borough, food co-ops and healthy cooking sessions and the love poplar project. turn to page 18 for a featurette on the latest greening brownfield activity, and a sneak peek of our new shed decoration. if you're visiting via harca life and are interested in joining the garden, email greeningbrownfield@gmail.com for more information.

if you can't get hold of a paper copy of harca life, you can view one online instead.


23 Feb 2012

greening brownfield meeting, march 2012


spring is just around the corner which means it's time for the greening brownfield monthly planning meetings! the next meeting is booked for monday 5th march at the teviot community hall, 156 st leonards road, london, E14 0QZ, at 7pm. see below for map. if you're interested in becoming a member of greening brownfield, feel free to come along.