Become an Urban Farmer.

seed distribution flyer
seed distribution flyer

Saturday 22 May 1pm - 4pm

Avant-Gardeners will be at the Barnfield Community Day SE18 distributing free seeds. Collect your seeds and then get planting in preparation for the Avant-Gardening Urban Farmers Market in August.

Woolwich Common All Stars

We are looking for the Woolwich Common dream team as Avant-Gardening host, in collaboration with One Night Grandstand, Woolwich Common All Stars - the fun alternative to the World Cup


Workshop dates

Wednesday 2 June we will be planting footballs outside Barnfield Project

Friday 4 June. Commentators Workshop to be held in Barnfield Project. This workshop runs 2 - 5pm and is available by pre-booking and arriving on a first come first serve basis at 1.45

Saturday 5 June - Woolwich Common All Stars. 2pm - 5pm at The Cage. Just turn up!

Late spring sowings

On Wednesday 12 May between 2.00 - 5.00 pm keep a look out for the Avant-Gardeners on the Nightingale and Barnfield Estates in Woolwich. They will be distributing free packets of seeds to residents and encouraging them to plant them in any available containers. So you may have a glut of rocket or peppers but that's where the Urban Farmer's Market comes in.

In August all participants will be invited to bring their produce to the Urban Farmers Market where they will be able to swap their delicious fresh produce with other urban farmers at the Urban Farmers Market

artwork by polly brannan
website by the useful arts organisation