Growing food for people where access to fresh food is limited, either through absence of provision or through low or no income.
Building community resilience, by promoting engagement with food growing and gardening to empower people to grow their own food, improve their diet and mental health.
Providing creative art filled green spaces and bringing wildlife into neglected or abandoned urban spaces. (sometimes guerrilla!)
Radford is diverse: 57% White British, 22% Asian/Asian British and 11% Black/African/Caribbean/Black British
15% of the population live in households reliant on means tested benefits
33% of children aged 5-15 yrs are living in poverty and 38% of children are obese
46% of elderly residents are in receipt of pension credit
Life expectancy for males is 73 yrs (versus UK average 80 yrs)
NG7 is ranked in the top 15% most deprived wards (out of England's 7000+ wards)
The area has our city's 2nd highest crime rate with half of all crime classified as anti social behavior