Potager Community Garden CIC

We’ve recently completed a feasibility study to investigate the potential of delivering a programme of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture activities at Potager. We’re very encouraged by the results and are in the process of seeking some initial funding to deliver a one year pilot project.

According to Thrive, the benefits of a sustained and active interest in gardening include:

  • Better physical health through exercise and learning how to use or strengthen muscles to improve mobility

  • Improved mental health through a sense of purpose and achievement

  • The opportunity to connect with others – reducing feelings of isolation or exclusion

  • Acquiring new skills to improve the chances of finding employment

  • Just feeling better for being outside, in touch with nature and in the ‘great outdoors’

For more information, and to keep in touch as the project progresses, head over here

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