What we do 

 

Our Aims

 

  • Creating a more resilient, local food system which reduces C02; using green spaces to encourage community food growing and redistributing food surplus from businesses to reduce food poverty and food waste

  • Educating people on healthy eating and improving access to affordable healthy food

  • Creating safe spaces where people can meet, support each other, combat loneliness and improve their mental wellbeing.

  • Engaging young people in nature, health and wellbeing; providing them with the skills, training and opportunities needed to overcome inner city unemployment and poverty

  • Creating positive images of young people and nature.

  • Using art and creative expression, particularly music, to engage communities and bring them together to make collective life changes.

  • Creating safe spaces in the city and making sustainable living accessible and affordable.

Our Programmes
How

  • Cooking, food growing and apple press sessions on housing estates, youth clubs and our community garden, using donated food and encouraging local residents to take turns to lead cooking sessions, teach each other and eat together.

  • Workshops and training programmes in youth clubs, schools, community organisations and businesses, using popular youth culture. such as Hip Hop ,as an alternative education model to more successfully engage young people and challenge stereotypes.

  • Public events hosted at various venues across London; programming music stages at festivals and showcasing our collective of socially conscious artists 

  • Workshops at our community garden; advisory work and training for schools, youth clubs, housing estates, community organisations and businesses

© 2020 May Project Gardens

Registered company number 09903514