January 24, 2019 Energy Garden No comments exist

How does an Energy Garden come to fruition? Follow Finchley Central to find out!  Finchley Central is slated to become the 32nd Energy Garden on the London Overground network with a final install date of 21 February. But launch day has been months in the making! Each garden is its own story of community engagement,…

January 21, 2019 Energy Garden No comments exist

What kind of example are we setting with our urbanisation model? London tops Knight Frank’s Global Wealth Report and yet, as of November 2018, fuel poverty affects over 350,000 homes in the city. The shiny glass and steel towers that are surging upwards across London are symbols of the rising wealth and income inequalities of…

January 21, 2019 Energy Garden No comments exist

2018 London Energy Garden Experience Words by Katy Mae Cockburn My name is Katy Mae Cockburn and I’m a seventeen year old East Londoner, living in Walthamstow. I attend Sixth Form in Leyton, commuting by bus twice a day to and from school. Being a resident of London my whole life, the city’s environment is…

December 2, 2018 Energy Garden No comments exist

            Words by Agamemnon Otero and Kyle Baldock Love, support and generosity can be built into business. Matriarchs, who contribute this energy to civil society, have traditionally been pushed out of the business sector by men. Energy Garden is reconstructing a holistic business case based on the benevolent governance of the…

November 7, 2018 Energy Garden No comments exist

Bringing community energy to a rush hour near you This year’s Harvest was the first time we have branched out of our gardens and into the station itself; we literally set a stage in Shoreditch High Street Station for Energy Gardens first live performance with some of London’s best musicians. And the music worked: as…

August 28, 2018 Energy Garden No comments exist

Next time you visit Hampstead Heath, take a stroll through the gardens at the station before heading for the Heath! There is an Energy Garden to be proud of with flowers, fruits and vegetables (even a range of speciality Japanese vegetables thanks to gardener Keiko) and just above the station is the World Peace Garden….

August 2, 2018 Energy Garden No comments exist

  Last week we wrapped up our Youth Training Programme with a visit to Kew Gardens Station. We were joined by Richard, Nora and Caroline of the Kew Society, Roger and Richard who have recently chosen to invest in the project (big thanks!), and most of the Energy Garden Team!     It was a…

January 30, 2018 Energy Garden No comments exist

On Saturday 20th January, Energy Gardeners braved the elements to view what one another had been up to. It’s one thing to make the effort on your own station but checking out what your Overground neighbours are Energy Gardening is a hot topic now that 30 gardens are complete! This time round we started at…