Hazelnut Community Farm

Hazelnut Community Farm

At a glance

Causes

  • Climate action
  • Environment
  • Faith and ethics
  • Gardens and parks
  • Local / community

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
National - Britain

Objectives

Hazelnut is an eco church based in an urban community garden in Bristol, and a network that trains and resources churches and communities in Britain and beginning internationally to grow food as a way of building communities and engaging with ecological breakdown.

Activities

The project has a number of different avenues to connect with and support communities and churches.

One of the most important ways we help people is through giving away the food we grow, but because we partner with a local food bank to distribute food boxes to families and cook meals for children outside of school times, we don’t know the exact numbers of adults who receive the food. But we estimate, based on the amount of food distributed, that we provide food to 50 familes a year.

Over 1000 people visited one of the Hazelnut sites in 2022, 300 people attended our online conference, and we provided training to 30 community and church garden projects.

Current opportunities

We are a network of church-based community gardens that address climate emergency through land engagement. We are growing locally, across the UK,...