Joanna Watson14 Aug 2023
As we partner with The Co-operative Bank to scale up the postcode gardener programme, we reflect on some of the lessons learned from the pilot phase.
Mary Stevens12 Jun 2023
Mary Stevens explains why it is important for Friends of the Earth to engage with AI and the urgency of developing meaningful checks on the direction of travel as this technology grows exponentially.
17 May 20231.25 MB PDF file
Read this summary of community-friendly mapping tools to help speed up and demystify the process of accessing land for growing food.
Mary Stevens15 May 2023
Mary Stevens discusses the difficulties of identifying land available for community growing and what tools could help.
Dot Tiwari30 Jan 2023
Dot Tiwari shares her reflections from organising a workshop funded by Friends of the Earth.
Mandy Holden18 Jan 2023
We capture some reflections from Darren Squires and Amrish Pandya on working in schools on projects part-funded by the Local Nature Innovation Fund.
Joanna Watson11 Jan 2023
We capture some reflections from Catherine Sama during conversations about the project part-funded by Friends of the Earth.
Mary Stevens, Experiments Programme Manager10 Jan 2023
Our Local Nature Innovation fund was an opportunity to try out a new approach to catalysing innovation. We explain why micro-granting is a useful tool for NGOs looking to nurture grassroots change.
Mandy Holden03 Jan 2023
We capture some reflections from Rose Gibbs during conversations about the project part-funded by Friends of the Earth.
Mandy Holden15 Dec 2022
We share our reflections on how to create an inclusive funding space geared towards experimentation and learning.
Joanna Watson04 Dec 2022
What we learned from community organisers through the Local Nature Innovation Fund
The joys and tears shared by the community organisers who benefited from the Local Nature Innovation Fund.
Ciaran Biggins27 Sep 2022
Community gardening projects need sustainable funding. Ciaran Biggins explains what we’ve learned in testing this concept in Hackney, East London
Ciaran Biggins29 Jun 2022
Ciaran Biggins reflects on ten things he’s learned from reviewing our current 10xGreener projects.
Joanna Watson25 May 2022
We list the nature-related projects that will be supported by Friends of the Earth’s Local Nature Innovation Fund.