The CRICK Project, a community led project based in the heart of Handsworth, has created a sustainable community garden to the improve the health and well-being of the local people and wider community of Birmingham.

Not only has The CRICK Project created a sustainable environmental and horticultural community garden, the project also helps in developing an educational and learning hub for gardening activities and events.  There have been many volunteering days to turn the derelict land into a space where all are welcome and thanks to a small grant trust from the Barrow Cadbury Trust, tools and fencing were enabled to buy tools and improve the site.

Abi from the Crick Project said “The paint provided from Community RePaint Sandwell and Soho has not only given us an opportunity to brighten up our site, but provided an excellent activity for local residents to get involved in when on site.”

before and after photos of The CRICK Project community gardenbefore photo of The CRICK Project community gardenpainted bricks and stones

You can download a copy of The CRICK project case study by clicking here.

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