Gale street organic garden

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Gale street organic garden

Gale street organic gardeners association By Gale street organic gardeners association

Intergenerational organic garden project to support green space, socialising and health of the local community. Promoting cultivation of natural resources to create a sustainable project.

Dagenham Idea stage

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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:

  • Plant 40 fruit trees
  • Plant 100 varieties of organic edibles
  • Clear the site of debri
  • Engage 100 new people with the garden
  • Create digital material
  • Open the garden to the public weekly
  • Harvest crops for the local participants

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:

  • Clear the garden of all debri for safety
  • Prepare ground for planting
  • Create digital material for promotion
  • Complete outreach work to engagement new volunteers
  • Plant !!
  • Harvest crops
  • Have an annual festival to promote green space

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.

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Location Dagenham

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Council

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

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How will the money be spent?Total £5,555

Poly tunnel - £2,000 (36%)
Fruit trees - £1,200 (22%)
Plants - £1,000 (18%)
Refreshments for volunteers - £520 (9%)
Digital material producing - £300 (5%)
Other - £535 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

36%
Poly tunnel
£2,000
22%
Fruit trees
£1,200
18%
Plants
£1,000
9%
Refreshments for volunteers
£520
5%
Digital material producing
£300
10%
Other
£535
  • Spacehive fees
    £251
  • Transaction Fees
    £234
  • VAT
    £50

Total £5,555

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