Evaluation of Stepney City Farm’s food production project

Stepney City Farm
Start date:
August 2012
March 2014

Stepney City Farm is running a two year food production project, funded by The Big Lottery’s Local Food Fund. The project aims to actively increase the community's participation in new food production projects on the farm and around the London borough of Tower Hamlets, and use these to re-skill and improve the health and economic wellbeing of the most deprived members of the community. Brook Lyndhurst helped with the evaluation of the project’s performance against these aims and in line with the Big Lottery Fund’s themes.

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