Festival Of Growing

Enjoy summer and all Glasgow has to offer with the Festival of Growing! From family friendly solstice day celebrations to webinars on the glory of goats, there's something for everyone.

Festival Of Growing

About Festival Of Growing

The Food and Climate Action team proudly presents The Festival of Growing!

Join us for in-person and online events, family activities, and open days. All completely FREE.

MONDAY 20TH JUNE
WEBINAR: IMAGINE IF WE NEVER HAD TO CUT THE GRASS AGAIN: GRAZING ANIMALS IN THE CITY
7-8.30pm
Online
Registration needed via Eventbrite

TUESDAY 21ST JUNE
SOLSTICE CELEBRATIONS
1pm-6pm
Pollokshields Bowling Green
Family friendly, more info via Eventbrite

WEDNESDAY 22ND JUNE
BIG NETWORKING LUNCH
12pm-4pm
Garnethill Multicultural Centre
Registration needed via Eventbrite

THURSDAY 23RD JUNE
ELCHO GARDEN OPEN DAY
10am-3pm
Elcho Garden, Calton
Family friendly. Register via Eventbrite
Open Gardening Volunteering session, 10am-12pm led by Roots to Recovery.
Free lunch served by the Halliday Foundation, 12-1pm
Food & climate drop in activities and drop in gardening advice by Elcho Garden's community gardener Jane, 1-3pm

FOOD AND CLIMATE ACTION WEST CLIMATE CAFE
10.45am-1pm
Kingsway Community Connections
More info via Eventbrite

OPEN VOLUNTEERING SESSION
11am-4pm
Wash House Garden
No registration. More info about Wash House Garden.
Shared potluck meal

KINGSWAY GARDEN TOUR
1-3pm
Kingsway Community Gardens
Family friendly, more info via Eventbrite

WEBINAR: INTRODUCTION TO AGROFORESTRY
4.30pm-5.45pm
Online
Registration needed via Eventbrite

GROWERS OPEN VOLUNTEERING SESSION
More info coming soon!

FRIDAY 24TH JUNE
SO YOU WANNA BE A GROWER?
11am-4.30pm
Hidden Gardens
Family friendly, more info via Eventbrite

OPEN GARDENING SESSION
3-7pm
Plot 26 Community Herb Garden, New Victoria Gardens Pollokshields
Family friendly. Come for a relaxed gardening session and learn how to grow and look after medicinal herbs. Gluten-free vegan food, 6pm.
Contact Ju on Plot26garden@urbanroots.org.uk or on 07533222551 to attend.
You will need the mobile number above for entry to the garden on the day.

SATURDAY 25TH JUNE
MARKET GARDEN TOURS
11am-2pm
Tenement Veg, Locavore Urban Croft
Family friendly, more info via Eventbrite

GLASGOW SEED LIBRARY FIELD DAY
11am-3pm
Lambhill Stables Community Garden
Family Friendly. No registration. More info via CCA

FOOD AND CLIMATE ACTION CENTRAL CLIMATE CAFE
12.30-2.30pm
Garnethill Multicultural Centre
More info via Eventbrite


The Festival of Growing is being delivered as part of our Demand for Land campaign.

The campaign is made possible with thanks to Food for the Planet, and funders Esmée Fairbairn Foundation & The National Lottery Community Fund.

The campaign is part of Food and Climate Action, a project delivered in partnership by 6 organisations in Glasgow and funded by The National Lottery Climate Action Fund. Made possible by the players of The National Lottery.

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