Apron Community Garden
Apron have created a Community Garden in Buckingham Park, Shoreham by Sea.
Throughout the spring of 2020 and during lockdown our idea of a Community Garden grew into a more definite aim. We wanted to create a safe and accessible space for the community to grow, share and learn together.
After a successful crowdfunder, and generous donation from the legacy of a community orchard founder (and a lot of hard work) were thrilled to open the garden on Saturday 24th April 2021!
We used recycled and sustainable materials and building methods to create the garden, following the principles of organic gardening and permaculture and working to improve biodiversity.
Our key goals for the garden are to: Create accessible volunteering and learning opportunities for the community, work with local organisations to address the growing issue of food poverty in our area, deliver seasonal events and workshops throughout the year for the local community, facilitate skills sharing sessions on food production, preparation and waste limitation, provide educational sessions on sustainability, environment, and biodiversity, create a safe and accessible outdoor space for community led wellbeing activities.