cfgn 1The Community Food Growers Network – A London based group of community food growing projects have launched their spring events series. See below for the full calendar.
28th February:  Three Acres and a Cow: A History of Land Rights and Protest in Folk Song and Story.Performance by Keely Mills, Nick Hunt, Robin Grey, Alex Etchart and Rose.
Time: 8PM -10:30 PM
Location: Grow Heathrow, Vineries Close, Sipson, West Drayton, UB7 0JG.  Directions here 
//1st March:  Grow Heathrow 4th Birthday Party.
Join us for pizzas in our wood-fired clay oven, with a bigger feats, more face painting, seed sowing, arts, more live music and of course the famous bike-powered sound system.
Starting from 1 PM. Directions here.
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6th March:  MIPIM Action: ‘London is Not for Sale’ –
Demonstration outside London City Hall against the world’s biggest property fair, where our cities and our land are up for sale. Bring ‘For Sale’ signs from your borough- prizes to be won for whoever brings in the most signs. See Radical Housing Network for more details.
Time: 2PM
Location: London City Hall, The Queen’s Walk, London SE1 2AA
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8th March: Spring Seed Swap @ Stoke Newington Farmers’ Market.
Come and swap your seeds in preparation for the growing season! Don’t worry if you haven’t got any to bring.
Time: 11AM – 2:30 PM.  Seed Dating @ 1pm – Sow a seed, lettuce get romantic!
St’ Paul’s Church, Stoke Newington High Street, N16 7UY
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24th March: Film Screening: ‘Raising Resistance’,Documentary on the struggle of Paraguayan farmers: http://raising-resistance.com/
(Part of the Cultivate Food Growing Festival in Waltham Forest)
7PM – Hornbeam Café, 458 Hoe St, Walthamstow E17 9AH
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26th March: Pathways to Food Sovereignty:Speakers & Discussion: What can we learn from other countries in creating community-controlled food systems? As community food-growers what resources and support do we need to achieve this?
(Part of the Cultivate Food Growing Festival in Waltham Forest)
7PM-  Hornbeam Café, 458 Hoe St, Walthamstow E17 9AH
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17th April:  International Peasant’s Day: Land Worker’s Alliance Demonstration in London, see Land Worker’s Alliance website for more details,
Time: TBC
Followed by:The Peasant’s Struggle Pub Quiz,

7PM @ The Ivy House Co-op Pub, 40 Stuart Road, Nunhead, London SE15 3BE
http://www.ivyhousenunhead.com/

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27th April: Agro-Ecology Skill Share: ‘Sustainable Agriculture in Tanzania’  See http://kilimo.org for details.
2PM. Hosted by OrganicLea,  Hawkwood Nursery, 115 Hawkwood Crescent, London, E4 7UH

//For more Information:
www.cfgn.org.uk // facebook/cfgnetwork // @cfgn_growers
https://www.cfgn.org.uk/2014/02/spring-events/