Reading Food Growing Network Events

The events below are either run by Reading Food Growing Network, or we are going to have a stall at them.

Sat 12 May 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
RFGN at Forbury Fiesta
Forbury Gardens, Reading

Forbury Fiesta is geared at the whole family.

Loads of fun activities including arts and craft, sport, and music and dance workshops, as well as entertainment all day.

We'll be sharing a stand with Food4families, and promoting our "Grow for Reading Town Meal" campaign, with free seeds and seedlings for people to grow for the meal.

Sat 16 Jun 2018
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
RFGN at Water Fest
Along the Kennet, between Chestnut Walk and the Riverside Museum

This year's Reading Water Fest will coincide with the official reopening of Reading Abbey and the start of the Reading Abbey Revealed Festival.  

The event takes place in the Forbury Gardens, Abbey Ruins and along The Kennet, between Chestnut Walk and the Riverside Museum. The event will consist of live entertainment, children's activities and refreshments, water activities, narrow boats, craft and charity stalls. 

We'll be sharing a stand with Food4families, and promoting our "Grow for Reading Town Meal" campaign, with free seeds and seedlings for people to grow for the meal. We'll also have our seed swap with us, so please bring any spare seeds and have a rummage for interesting things to grow.

Sun 17 Jun 2018
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
RFGN at East Reading Festival
Palmer Park, Reading

East Reading Festival is a local community festival that runs in June every year in Palmer Park, East Reading. 

We'll be sharing a stand with Food4families, and promoting our "Grow for Reading Town Meal" campaign, with free seeds and seedlings for people to grow for the meal. We'll also have our seed swap with us, so please bring any spare seeds and have a rummage for interesting things to grow.

Sat 7 Jul 2018
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RFGN at Whitley Fun Day
Rabson's Rec, Northumberland Avenue RG2 8DF

A fun day of food and activities, organised by South Reading Churches.

We'll be sharing a stand with Food4families, and promoting our "Grow for Reading Town Meal" campaign, with free seeds for people to grow for the meal.

Sat 29 Sep 2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
RFGN at Reading Town Meal
Forbury Gardens, Reading

The biggest "picnic in the park" that Reading has ever seen will return to Forbury Gardens on Saturday 30th September and you are invited to this fantastic celebration of local sustainable food. It's one of the events that makes Reading a special place.

In addition to a free meal, there will be workshops, community stalls, activities, music and more.

We will be there with our seed swap, sharing a gazebo with Abundance and the community apple press.