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YMCA Growing Communities
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YMCA Growing Communities is a community garden-based social enterprise, managed by YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire. It has been designed and built by young people that we work with, using reclaimed and recycled materials and provides them with the opportunity to volunteer time, learn new skills, build confidence and to meet new people. Based at a allotment site in Coventry, YMCA Growing Communities provides a friendly and relaxed environment to learn about and get involved in planting, growing produce, landscaping and construction.

We regularly host team building days, where groups of staff come along and get stuck in to help us with whatever we need to achieve on that day and are planning a willow classroom, where ‘lessons’ can be delivered outside.

If you have any ideas on how our project might provide opportunities for your organisation, or groups of young people you work with, please do get in touch. We also need volunteers, so would be happy to hear from you if you have some time to give, or gardening or construction-related skills to share with others.

For more information please contact Dot Walsh, the Project Co-ordinator on 07988 860880 or email dot.walsh@coventry-ymca.org.uk

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New Hot House in the development at Foxford school with an awesome team.
Tomotes and Runner beans coming on nicely.
Hot hot day.
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Great hot day at Foxford today.
Beans planted and started to make the new sign for the new cabin.
The Fox Box.
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YMCA - Growing Communities Project at Bedworth Skate Jam / Skate Park.

What a beautiful morning to play some disc golf with the lads from Foxford school.
We did buy some plants to take back to school.
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Amazing day collecting stock for the new duck house.
Thank you again to Beechwood trees and landscaping LTD for the wood.
Weather was good to us today.
This place looks amazing.
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