The Walled Garden is harvesting awards

Not only are we harvesting the vegetables we sowed this late spring, we are now also harvesting awards! In September we were thrilled to receive a “thriving” award in the It’s Your Neighbourhood awards ceremony. It’s Your Neighbourhood is a grassroots community gardening campaign organised by the Royal Horticultural Society. The award recognises achievements for […]

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Schools Harvest Festival week

Almost 650 children aged 5 to 10, including 30 disabled children and young adults, visited the Walled Garden in Bedfords Park for our Harvest Festival week. The festival was jointly organised by Clear Village, the London Borough of Havering and Essex Wildlife Trust. We taught the children that the original carrot from Afghanistan was purple […]

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Big Dig in the Walled Garden

With the growing season upon us, the garden team needed to get the walled garden ready to plant. The polytunnel walls were recently refurbished by Havering Parks and made a perfect, protected space for garden seedlings to grow. Unfortunately, the area within the tunnels had been overrun with chest-high weeds and brambles, and our gardeners […]

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CLEAR VILLAGE HOLIDAY 2012 NEWSLETTER

HOLIDAY CHEER CLEAR VILLAGE SENDS WARM REGARDS Holiday Greetings from CLEAR VILLAGE! From meeting amongst stunning white-frosted trees in Bedfords Park to mingling for interviews with holiday shoppers and shopkeepers on Tottenham’s high street, from watching picturesque ice flows on Regent’s Canal to holiday celebrations and openings at Victoria and the Lime Wharf RECODE Gallery, […]

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The Walled Garden featured in the Ecologist

Freelance journalist, researcher and editor Laura Sevier has written an insightful article in The Ecologist about The Walled Kitchen Garden. The open-aired Lab took place in Bedford’s Park, near Romford (Essex, UK), and aimed to restore a neglected, walled kitchen garden for the community’s Food Growing. Clear Village provided staged actions and design advice that revitalised the garden and community. […]

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Join forces for the Walled Garden!

Join us or for an Open-Air Lab near London on september 22-28th! We invite all Clear-Village friends, members, experts and partners to participate in its first open-air lab near Romford (Essex, UK) to kickstart the restoration of an old neglected walled kitchen garden in a north east London village. Clear-Village is there to support a […]

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