Launch the organic garden and open up to the community for full use. Develop community attitudes towards green spaces, keeping the environment cleaner, healthier eating as well as knowledge of plants. Target citizens who are in the upper percentile of most likely o commit a crime at a young age through working with young people most at risk. Address “green poverty” by enabling local people who are on lower kncomes tk have access to free organic food for their families and learn how to grow food. Get people of all ages involved with garden to build better intergenerational relationships and break down stigmas between generations. Utilise organic gardening as an opportunity to address climate change, making a difference on a local scale to use as a green print for communities. Use digital technology to create a catalogue of environmental and community doused material to promote the project and engage participants.
What we'll deliver:
Why it's a great idea:
This project is a great idea as it addresses a variety of concerns in the local community of Barking and Dagenham. Provides opportunities for healthy living in terms of learning new knowledge, providing organic produce, exercising firings the project, utilising the project for therapeutic means. Furthermore this project contributes to promoting environment conservation and cultivation providing health tier activities for generations to come. This idea has the ability to engage people from all generations to build community trust and collaboration opportunities. Moreover, an opportunity to showcase nature’s suatainablity capacity supports the campaign to address climate change through caring for nature. Eating locally, eating without pesticides, learning about plants, learning about eco systems, demonstrating scientific processes of nature to foster understanding.
Steps to get it done:
Linking with local agencies such as the job centre, youth offending teams, social services, charities, youth centres, adult day centres, schools, colleges and more allows the project to encourage hard o reach volunteers to participate.
About the space
London Borough of Barking and Dagenham