Here is our press release:
Evering Road Kitchen Garden, Hackney
on Gardening Against Odds 2014 Shortlist
Evering Road Kitchen Garden, a project run by North London Action for the Homeless (NLAH), is one of the finalists for the 2014 Gardening Against the Odds award. The shortlist with 16 nominations is now open for public voting. Established in the memory of Elspeth Thompson, this award celebrates gardens that have found themselves thriving despite the odds.
Four years ago NLAH used a bit of land alongside their drop-in to start a small herb garden. The drop-in which has been running for over 20 years, offers a hot three-course meal and other services for homeless and vulnerable people in Hackney. This small herb garden, over the years, has developed into the Evering Road Kitchen Garden Project nurtured by volunteers and service users. Service users of the drop-in are also welcome to help…
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