Send your entry by June 16 for ‘Blooming Lambeth’ Awards

15 May, 2017

Written by: Incredible Edible Lambeth

Environment > Food > From the community

Your nominations wanted for Lambeth growing, greening and innovation –  entry forms in June, prizes in October

collage of images in frames: watering garden, apples, garden flowers, pergola with climbers etc

We want to recognise and celebrate what people are doing to make Lambeth greener and greater. Take a look at the categories and nominate yourself, your neighbours, a community group, or your whole street or estate as an example of what’s best about Lambeth and the people who live here.

Categories

The categories are:

  • Home in Bloom – for front or back gardens
  • Community in bloom – if you have an estate or community garden to be proud of
  • Food growing – your individual (or your neighbour’s) vegetable patch, herb garden, window box or container garden
  • Innovation – The best initiative or project. Something you or someone you know has done to change things for the better
  • Windowbox or balcony – Some people can make the most out the smallest of spaces
  • Community food growing – for the group that gardens together and contributes to the community.

Prize for each category = £100 garden centre vouchers

Send your entry

Deadline to send in a photo of your entry and ‘tell your story’ in three sentences is 16 June 2017.

For an entry form phone 020 7926 3401 or email bloom@lambeth.gov.uk

Judging & prize-giving

Incredible Edible Lambeth will be judging the entries in each category and holding an awards ceremony at the Garden Museum, Lambeth Palace on 12 October 2017.

About Incredible Edible Lambeth (IEL)

IEL is a network of food growers and activists working to improve communities. IEL was founded in 2010 and is now a Community Interest Company (CIC) with an experienced team of seven directors and a wide network of volunteers and supporters.

What’s special about Lambeth?

Lambeth is a diverse borough Like most London boroughs, Lambeth is a series of interconnecting villages. Those villages are full of people growing and producing food (over 200 growing projects and counting) – but also full of people who suffer food poverty and ill health.

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