Spaces with Places Project

Spaces with Places Project

The London Learning Foundation – LLF is a health charity, which develops and supports FREE LOCAL PROJECTS that promote health and wellbeing, to young people and adults over 19 within the borough of Croydon. Find more information about LLF here.

LLF is launching the Spaces with Places project in partnership with Good Food Matters.  The project is for training and teaching people like yourselves how to garden with an emphasis on sustainability and biodiversity, regardless of the size of the green space you have. Also, equipping you with skills that you can take into further training or employment, whether that be in the horticultural industry or not.

Good Food Matters is a well-resourced horticulture gem in our community which serves as our project hub but also as a safe space for new friendships to be formed. As well as improving the mental health and physical health of the participants through outdoor activity.  Find more information about Good Food Matters here.

Giving local people like yourselves the opportunity to be innovative and experience wellbeing through social connectedness. As well as equipping you with skills that can take you into employment or further training. This programme is for anyone whether you are a seasoned gardener or brand new to horticulture.

During this short project you will learn:         

  • Plant care
  • Biodiversity
  • Microgreens
  • Upcycling

And so much more!

Programme Benefits:

  • Learn how to garden!
  • Create containers and more by upcycling.
  • Make friends.
  • Get outdoors and keep fit.
  • Progress onto an accredited course or employment.

Quick Facts:

  • Duration: 6 Week Project
  • Breakdown of hours: 4 Hours a week
  • Location: Online and socially distanced garden sessions at Good Food Matters, New Addington, Croydon CR0 0PN.
  • Entry Requirements: Must be 19+ and not in employment.
  • Fee: FREE
  • Project Starts Soon

Find more information about the project here.

Get involved by filling in the form below or emailing Cathryn directly on

    By completing this form, you agree to the data protection privacy notice found here. Please check the box below if you agree.

    During the Christmas holidays, LLC offices will be closed from the 18th December 2020 and we will re-open the 4th January 2021.

    Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.