This year we’re at it again, so if anyone in or around Brixton wants to grow hops and drink [...]
Brixton Beer – harvest and drinking
The hops that were ready were picked [...]
Hop farm visit
As part of the London Hop Festival we’ve been invited to visit a Kentish hop farm to pick ‘poor man’s asparagus’. Peter from the Florence has organized some minibuses, and we’re looking for volunteers to come down with us!
On Friday 27th April at 8am there will be a minibus [...]
Greenhouses update – all systems go
Thanks to anyone who has requested greenhouses or cold frames from City Farmers. Sorting out the logistics of this project and a very special mapping project with the wonderful have pushed us a little behind schedule, but we have your details and requests saved. You will be hearing from us [...]
The Very Wasteful Caterpillar & Mission:Explore Food
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle has come under attack for being too greedy. The award-winning teachers and authors of have renamed the larval character as The Very Wasteful Caterpillar for leaving too many leftovers.
“The tale of the caterpillar munching its way through a fictional diet of a single [...]
Since the idea of a Brixton Beer Company came to us in the autumn, we have been making plans, finding supporters and tasting lots of local ales (all in the name of research!). We’re now at a point where we can start to make things happen, so we want to share some more information about [...]
We are very pleased to announce that City Farmers will be co-publishing a children’s book with the wonderful Geography Collective about food. Mission:Explore Food will be the next book in the award-winning series and to make it happen!
Mission:Explore Food will be a cookbook, [...]
A friend’s papermaking group are looking for some garden space in or around Lambeth to grow food crops that double as material for making paper. See the text of their Landshare advert below. Get in touch if you have, or know of, space to share!
We are a small group of papermakers and paper artists [...]
Along with an enthusiastic group of local people, we recently started an exciting new project: the Brixton Beer Company. There are many plans afoot, but our first step is to start growing hops to supply independent local brewers. We are looking for groups or individuals who already grow hops (ideally Fuggles) or who are looking [...]