Plant Sales Preparation Once a month we sell plants at Wallington Farmers’ Market to help raise funds for our community allotment. We need help on the Thursday or Friday before the market once a month to: sort out which plants look big enough/healthy enough to go to market, put the chosen plants into crates/boxes and …

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Market Dates

Wallington Farmers’ Market: Saturday 8th December Our December market on Saturday 8th, 9am – 1pm has everything for a fantastic local Christmas! Treat yourself to Christmas wreaths, free range meat, sausages, cheese, wine, mince pies. We also have gift ideas that family and friends will love, artisan chocolates, organic skincare and knitted toys and gifts. All …

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Renaming ceremony for the David Weir Leisure Centre

David Weir was guest of honour at a renaming ceremony to change Sutton Arena to the ‘David Weir Arena’. EcoLocal was at this event with the usual ‘Gear-Up’ inclusive cycling activities as well as special races on the track. The morning will started at 9.30am with tea/coffee and pastries – speeches at 10.15 and activities …

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Volunteering at Our Sessions

EcoLocal have developed a large community allotment where people can learn gardening skills hands-on. Drop-in volunteering sessions available Monday afternoons and Friday mornings at the Westmead Road Allotment site (entrance off Colston Avenue). For keener, able, gardeners, there may be opportunity to volunteer with our resident gardener on other days. You’ll need to be prepared …

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Food Growing Training Courses

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. For more details email