About Reading Food Growing Network

Following a successful launch event held at the end of Nov 2013, Reading Food Growing Network now has over 100 members and has a set of priorities for actions including:

  • Supporting local growers to start to save and share seeds
  • Holding pop-up workshops and info stands at local events
  • Developing a monthy newsletter to support new growers
  • Liaising with Reading Borough Council to raise issues related to food growing
  • Continuing to research and discuss how to set up a workable local landshare scheme
  • Finding new ways of sharing harvests, working with Abundance and local commuity groups
  • Bringing together food growers in and around Reading and finding new ways of supporting each other