Growing Health in Housing Conference

Capital Growth and Women’s Environmental Network is hosting Growing Health in Housing an event to learn more about establishing community food growing in housing and its benefits for housing associations, public health departments and residents.

Speakers include:

Rosie Boycott – Chair of the London food board, Greater London Authority (GLA)
Babu Bhattacherjee – Director of communities and neighbourhoods, Poplar HARCA
Steve Cole – Neighbourhoods Green Coordinator, National Housing federation
Abigail Gilbert – Public Health Adviser, LB Tower Hamlets

    Who should attend?

The event is aimed at those working for housing associations, social housing, public health and third sector organisations looking to support community food growing projects in housing estates.

    Booking and cost

The event is £35 per person and £25 for organisations in Tower Hamlets and includes a delicious lunch. To book your ticket click here or for more information email

This event is organised by Women’s Environmental Network (WEN), who run the Tower Hamlets Food Growing Network, and Capital Growth, London’s biggest food growing network. The event is organised as part of the Gardens for Life project funded by the public health team at LB Tower Hamlets.