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Regent’s Park Allotment Garden, Corner of Chester Road and Inner Circle, NW1 4NR
Compensation: Voluntary position
Unpaid Volunteer Part-time
We are looking for two enthusiastic food grower to help us look after Capital Growth show garden in Regent's Park.
The Regent’s Park Allotment Garden is run in partnership between the Royal Parks, Capital Growth- London’s food growing network, and Capel Manor Horticultural College. The purpose of the garden is to showcase organic food growing techniques and inspire people to grow food, whatever the space they have.
The garden is maintained by a core group of volunteers who input on what is planted etc. We are looking to recruit two more volunteers to help the core volunteers, bring new ideas under the guidance of the core team as well as the Garden Manager. You will learn about organic food growing techniques, help in the garden, have access to Capital Growth food growing training, be the point of contact for the public coming to visit and get involved in specific aspects of the garden based on your own interest.
If you think you might be the right person for the job, send a paragraph telling us a bit about your experience growing food and why you'd like to join our team to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you fit the job requirement, you will be invited to join us during a trial volunteering session at the Allotment Garden on a Monday or Wednesday, after which we will make a final decision on the successful candidate.
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About Capital Growth
Capital Growth is London's largest food growing network, with over 2,000 gardens throughout the city. We offer in-kind support to people who grow their own food in London, including providing access to discounted training, networking events, support with growing to sell and discounts on equipment. Our show garden in Regent's Park is run in partnership with the Royal Parks and Capel manor College, and is where we demonstrate growing techniques, welcome schools, deliver training and hold events.