Blogs about learning to grow food
Alotinabox produce and deliver grow your own boxes for people of
all ages, encouraging anyone anywhere to get growing. Their blog
shares stories, news, and advice on growing food.
GrowBlog has over 200 articles covering every aspect of growing
your own fruit, vegetables and herbs written by leading experts in
the UK and US. Their garden planner is online software
that makes it simple to plan your own vegetable garden, work out
how many plants fit and get reminders about when to plant.
The year of aerial edible gardening charts a novice grower's
exploits on a small London rooftop, and adventures off into other
wild urban spaces.
Urbanag is a community interest company involved in
consultancy, training and capacity building for organisations
representing disadvantaged communities. They offer free training
modules for setting up your own community garden.
Weeding the Web is a garden writer's guide to what's online, where
Helen Gazeley seeks out gardening-related sites that are
informative, useful or sometimes, just plain weird.
Transition Network supports bottom up community groups around the
world to build skills and resilience while having fun and
Vertical Veg is a social enterprise that inspires and supports
people with very limited space to grow lots of food. Offers events
and talks to share learning.
This is an excellent resource for current and would-be
vegetable growers. From planning to harvesting your veg plot with
How to Grow Veg Guides. Get the most out of your plot with shared
insights, tips. Read reviews on veg growing apps for the iPad. Get
advice on time management between full time work and a burgeoning
Marks Veg Plot
Everything Mark grows is destined for the dinner plate. Mark gives
guidance on all the veg he grows and offers insights on how he does
it. Including some great posts on how to make garden containers
from all sorts of kitchen items. There are also fascinating photo
collections of emerging rhubarb, some very tasty looking fruit
trees and the odd unusual bird sighting.
Organic Lea blog
A blog that shares the realities and visions of the weekly work at
Organiclea's London community market garden site, Hawkwood. These
musings by Ru (the site's plant and production worker) are a useful
diary of the grower's work and how people are involved in it.
for Food Growing.com
Container-Gardening-For-Food.com is the ongoing story of how one
man is trying to grow his own food and become as self-sufficient as
he can working from only a tiny urban patio garden.