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Hundreds of new growers celebrate


Hundreds of new growers celebrate

Garden Organic invited families mentored by Master Gardeners to five special celebration events this spring to start the growing season.

Nearly 500 registered ‘households’ came to meet each other and Master Gardeners over lunch and tea at local events in north and south London, Warwickshire, Norfolk and Lincolnshire.

These busy socials followed feedback from households and our volunteers for occasions to share their food growing enthusiasm with the wider network.

We’re now planning more ways for supported food growers. There are over 3,300 people who are regularly mentored to grow food by a Master Gardener at home and in shared spaces.

What happened? Please click through to local stories:

24 March 2012: Warwickshire Household celebration!

6 May 2012: Norfolk households celebrate their growing success

10 March 2012: North Londoners celebrate all things edible

11 March 2012: South Londoners gather on mass to share enthusiasm and tips

1st April 2012: Celebrations in Lincolnshire are no joke!

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