A workers' cooperative growing food on London's edge in the Lea Valley

Seeds & Spuds

Open Day, Sunday 26 March, 12-4pm, Hawkwood Nursery

This Open Day falls on Easter Sunday so we’re celebrating with (egg-shaped) potatoes, and the fertility of the seed.

Bring your seeds to swap, pick up some potatoes ready to go in the ground (potato planting is traditionally a Good Friday activity but it can stretch over the whole of Easter we think!). There’s no forest school but the usual amazing cakes and coffee, freshly prepared lunch, and opportunity to enjoy this beautiful site in its spring budding.

Seed swap drop in from 12-1, potato growing workshop and games at 2pm.

Timetable for the day

12-4 All day coffee, cake and delicious locally grown lunch served, plus a farm stall for buying Hawkwood produce, jams, chutneys, juice and vinegars

12-1 Drop-in seed swap – bring your spare seeds to share and pick up some new ones

2-3 Potato growing workshop – learn all about chitting your potatoes ready for growing, and how to get a good crop. With an Easter-themed game!

3-4 Site tour – introducing Organiclea’s work and the site’s growing highlights

Directions to our Hawkwood site including bus, rail and river-cycle routes are here. Parking available at the site.



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