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

September Open Day

Open Day and Plant Sale

Sunday 25 September, Hawkwood Nursery

As the seasons roll around it’s another Hawkwood open day. We have salad plants for sale for growing over winter, and our apple press is available for anyone to bring their apples and make juice. And grape growers are invited to join the community wine scheme (see details here to register in advance). Join in our seasonal blitz volunteer morning to plant out chard, take part in the forest school for children of all ages, or just enjoy good coffee and cake and a tour of this beautiful 12 acre site.

Seasonal Blitz morning: our weeekend volunteering opportunity, join us at 9.45 for a 10am-1pm session. We advise sturdy shoes and you are welcome to stay for the Hawkwood monthly Open Day afterwards.Please do let us know in advance if you’d like to join us for the Seasonal Blitz session, by emailing plants[at]organiclea.org.uk or call us on 020 8524 4994.

Open Day (12-4pm)

All afternoon (12 – 4) Coffee, cake and delicious locally grown lunch served. Salad plant sales – get your winter growing off to a good start. Plus our farm stall for buying Hawkwood produce.

12-3pm Juicing – bring your apples and pears to press (and containers to take home your juice if you wish)

12-3pm Community Wine Scheme – register for the scheme and bring your grapes to be added to the red or white community wine batch

3pm Site tour

12-3pm Hawkwood Woodland School – a drop-in family learning session offering outdoor play and holistic learning for children and families. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please email londonforestschool[at]gmail.com with the name and age of your children if you plan to attend, so we have an idea of numbers. There is no charge for this session.

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



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