Category: Community Growing Project

Wild Acres Community Project CIC Ltd

Wild Acres is a community garden where everyone is welcome to learn, share skills and get involved in growing vegetables on our rural site. Our produce is then used to cook communal meals at lunch in our outdoor kitchen.

Any surplus (including meals) can be taken home by participants or is distributed to Community Food hubs.

Access: All are welcome

Geographic Area: Stroud District

Opening Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Opening Times: 10am - 2:30pm

Project Rules:
Vegetables are grown organically.

Charging Basis: Free (Donation Welcomed)

Contact Details

Wild Acres Breadstone GL13 9HF
[email protected]

FCH Edible Garden

FCH Edible Garden is a green space where students and members of the local community come together to grow fruit and vegetables.

Weekly gardening sessions provide time for people to connect with each other and the natural world.

Opening Days: Not listed
Opening Times: Not listed

Charging Basis: Free

Contact Details

The University of Gloucestershire, Francis Close Hall Campus, Swindon Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4AZ
[email protected]

MHCG Gardening Group

Our Community Gardening Group has been going for nearly two years now and has turned a once neglected area into a thriving community garden, with herbs, peas, lettuces, strawberries and tomatoes all grown last year, as well as lots of wider planting and weeding around the estate.

We’ve built a few big raised beds and done a lot of prep work for this year. We’ve also planted a 100m native hedge alongside the road to increase local wildlife & reduce pollution with the support of our local councils and our next key step is finding someone to support & guide us with larger scale vegetable growing.

Once a month from March to November we have community action days on a Saturday, from 10am to 1pm followed by a free pot luck two course lunch.

Access: We exist to support & improve our Community. Initially set up & run by neighbours for neighbours, membership is limited by geography, but we accept & embrace wonderful volunteers from all over the Stroud area, who each bring something special to add to our community spaces.

Geographic Area: Middle of the Hill - which includes parts of Bisley Old Road & Summer Street, & all of Nouncells Cross & Middle Hill in Stroud.

Opening Days: Weekly on Friday. Once a month on a Saturday
Opening Times: Fri 10:00 - 12:00, Sat 10:00 - 13:00

Project Rules:
We don't use pesticides, we compost, we recycle wood etc where we can for projects & are definitely wildlife friendly.

Charging Basis: Free

Contact Details

The Community Room, Nouncells Cross, Bisley Old Road, Stroud GL5 1PX
[email protected]

Community Rest Garden

Providing a community space for wildlife friendly gardening and food growing, encouraging everyone to get outside and enjoy the benefits of nature and working together. Any spare produce goes to local food projects.

Access: All welcome, working to improve accessibility.

Geographic Area: No restrictions

Opening Days: Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Opening Times: 9:30am - 1pm Monday and Thursday and 11am - 1pm on the second Saturday each month

Project Rules:
Wildlife friendly

Charging Basis: Membership

Contact Details

Tewkesbury Road, Cheltenham, GL519DP
[email protected]
07833 555089