Saving the planet one mouthful at a time

Welcome to the Local Food Network Website

Carshalton Community Allotment

Improve your gardening skills, meet people, take home free fresh veg at our free twice weekly sessions


Food Growing Training

Sign up for one of our courses and learn about keeping chickens.

The Beanstalk Project


Hands on food growing sessions for all the family

Local Food Network

Swap your produce and seeds at our Local Food Network events and in our online group.

On this site you can…

...find out everything you need to know about:

  • Learning how to grow your own delicious organic fresh fruit and vegetables.
  • Swapping growing tips, seeds and plants.
  • Information about how you can get involved in food growing activities for families as well as adults.
  • Healthy Eating and Cooking sessions.
  • There's also lots of information and links to EcoLocal's other services.

Carshalton Community Allotment

Gardening can be a wonderfully satisfying activity for anyone, regardless of age and ability. Ecolocal have developed a community allotment where people can take part in gardening and learn hands-on skills. … [Read More...]

Planting Lesson

Food Growing Training

EcoLocal offers six week Beginners Food Growing Courses which give you practical experience from preparing the land, learning techniques and planting right through to harvesting and storing. We also offer a fantastic range of one day and half day workshops. … [Read More...]

The Beanstalk Project

The Beanstalk Project offers families with children a fun way to learn how to grow food, through advice on growing food, free seeds and hands-on growing sessions held around the Borough during school holidays … [Read More...]