Urban Food Projects get underway at Birmingham Botanical Gardens
A cold Easter weekend saw the launch of an Urban Food Stall at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Established on an old Lambeth Market barrow, the stall hopes to provide a new way of focussing on food in inner city Birmingham.
This urban food stall is all about locally grown vegetables and fruit, but also has a range of locally produced jams, preserves and chutney, as well as vegetable seeds, and vegetable and fruit plants. Giving visitors and those wanting fresh, local fruit and veg the chance to get everything from seed to end product in one place.
Supported by NHS West Midlands, the urban food stall is one of five projects currently under way at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, including a perennial food nursery project, local growers awards, and a forthcoming Urban Community Food Festival due to be held in September. Keep an eye out for the date coming soon!!
If you want to know more about the activities at the Botanical Gardens, or want to get involved, please add a comment below. Initially the urban food stall will operate at weekends at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.