Grow a Grower

A Food and Drink project Farnham

Farnham Local Food wants to start sharing it's skills with the wider community, giving generations to come the means to grow growers.

LET’S TRANSFORM OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH FOODYou can make a difference by supporting our Grow a Grower campaign!

With abundant experience in the field, Farnham Local Food is now looking to share its food-growing skills with the wider community. Not only are we growing vegetables, we are also growing growers!

We already have a consolidated team of volunteers behind us so our next step is to train our first ever apprentice as a certified organic grower with the Soil Association. Donate now to our Grow-a-Grower campaign so we can finance this training and also build a weatherproof shelter on our field that will house community events such as workshops, school visits and social gatherings!

Join our efforts by adding a little, or a lot, to our online fundraiser at With your help we are going to turn our not-for-profit cooperative into a stronger and more sustainable community project.

Why?Local food tastes better! It’s healthier and causes less environmental impact. Besides, this is a chance to bring our community together for a great cause. We would like to see the movement for local and healthy food spread across the entire Surrey-Hampshire border area!

Who are we?We grow vegetables to organic principles year-round from two small sites supplying 75 families with vegetables each week. Work is carried out by a diverse and wonderful team of volunteers led by our professional grower and a newly appointed apprentice. We welcome everyone to come and join in and experience growing vegetables as part of a supportive and fun team. We host local groups and try and spread our knowledge throughout the community.

Can you help us grow a sustainable local food enterprise that will continue to serve the community in and around Farnham?

Photo above kindly donated by Paul Doyle, freelance photographer: