10 May 2010
Jennifer and Eleanor from the Balfron and Carradale Residents Committee and Greening Carradale working party get their hands dirty planting a range of flowering bulbs donated courtesy of Poplar HARCA
Local children of all ages got involved in making their mark making temporary chalk drawings with artists Anna Bauer and Ellie Howitt, from the Bow Arts Trust and Poplar HARCA live/work scheme
"Its been great to have the chance to get people of all ages together" Local residents from Carradale House enjoy a warm cuppa and some hand made cake over a natter
Superb team work has managed to secure over £1,000 of funding for capital costs to create a temporary food growing garden and community space on the old tennis courts outside Carradale House, as part of the Brownfield Estate.
Capital Growth is an ambitious programme set up to support 2,012 new community food growing spaces for London by 2012.
Funded by the Lottery, Local Food and the Mayor of London, and a project of London Food Link and Sustain.
This exciting break through has led to Poplar HARCA, on behalf of Greening Brownfield being able to secure a further £2,000 of funds to support greening works across the Balfron and Carradale outdoor areas...
More on these exciting breakthroughs soon!