What we're about

MindFood is an Ealing community group that supports people with depression, anxiety and stress to improve their wellbeing through gardening and horticulture. We run our courses from two sites in Ealing, Cleveley Crescent near Hanger Lane tube station and Horsenden Hill near Perivale tube station.

Our free 6-session 'Growing Wellbeing' course helps people to tackle stress, anxiety and depression in a natural way, by offering free food-growing courses at 2 sites in Ealing: our allotments near Hanger Lane tube on Friday afternoons, and at Horsenden Hill Farm on Tuesday afternoons.

​The ‘Growing Wellbeing’ course is a fun balance of learning how to grow food, and how to use tips and techniques to improve your wellbeing.

It's very relaxed and informal so people don't need to worry about sitting in a circle sharing their feelings (- a concern for many!).

It's just about helping to create a veg garden that's a world away from the pressures of city life.

As well as learning lots about gardening, participants will be introduced to the following wellbeing themes:

Wk 1 - Wellbeing 5-a-day
Wk 2 - Mindfulness
Wk 3 - Wellbeing Planning
Wk 4 - Brain Food
Wk 5 - The Mind as an Ecosystem
Wk 6 - Free group visit to Kew

Upcoming events (5)

Saturday food and wellbeing volunteer session

Horsenden Farm Moorings

Enjoy spending time in nature? Interested in helping a local food growing community group? Want some time to get away from stresses of modern life? This Saturday session could be for you.... MindFood run free courses during the working week aimed at supporting people who are experiencing stress, anxiety or a low mood to improve their wellbeing. ​ The courses are designed to be a fun balance of learning how to grow a wide range of fruit and vegetables whilst becoming more mindful of ways to proactively manage our wellbeing. Lots of people tell us that they would love to get involved with growing food at MindFood but can't get to our sessions during the week due to work or other commitments So this new monthly Saturday session from 10:00 - 12:30 is for you! You don't need any previous gardening experience just a willingness to get your hands dirty and help us improve the growing site. To register your interest or for further questions please email [masked] or visit www.mindfood.org.uk to find out more about MindFood.

Saturday food and wellbeing volunteer session

Horsenden Farm Moorings

Enjoy spending time in nature? Interested in helping a local food growing community group? Want some time to get away from stresses of modern life? This Saturday session could be for you.... MindFood run free courses during the working week aimed at supporting people who are experiencing stress, anxiety or a low mood to improve their wellbeing. ​ The courses are designed to be a fun balance of learning how to grow a wide range of fruit and vegetables whilst becoming more mindful of ways to proactively manage our wellbeing. Lots of people tell us that they would love to get involved with growing food at MindFood but can't get to our sessions during the week due to work or other commitments So this new monthly Saturday session from 10:00 - 12:30 is for you! You don't need any previous gardening experience just a willingness to get your hands dirty and help us improve the growing site. To register your interest or for further questions please email [masked] or visit www.mindfood.org.uk to find out more about MindFood.

Saturday food and wellbeing volunteer session

Horsenden Farm Moorings

Enjoy spending time in nature? Interested in helping a local food growing community group? Want some time to get away from stresses of modern life? This Saturday session could be for you.... MindFood run free courses during the working week aimed at supporting people who are experiencing stress, anxiety or a low mood to improve their wellbeing. ​ The courses are designed to be a fun balance of learning how to grow a wide range of fruit and vegetables whilst becoming more mindful of ways to proactively manage our wellbeing. Lots of people tell us that they would love to get involved with growing food at MindFood but can't get to our sessions during the week due to work or other commitments So this new monthly Saturday session from 10:00 - 12:30 is for you! You don't need any previous gardening experience just a willingness to get your hands dirty and help us improve the growing site. To register your interest or for further questions please email [masked] or visit www.mindfood.org.uk to find out more about MindFood.

Saturday food and wellbeing volunteer session

Horsenden Farm Moorings

Enjoy spending time in nature? Interested in helping a local food growing community group? Want some time to get away from stresses of modern life? This Saturday session could be for you.... MindFood run free courses during the working week aimed at supporting people who are experiencing stress, anxiety or a low mood to improve their wellbeing. ​ The courses are designed to be a fun balance of learning how to grow a wide range of fruit and vegetables whilst becoming more mindful of ways to proactively manage our wellbeing. Lots of people tell us that they would love to get involved with growing food at MindFood but can't get to our sessions during the week due to work or other commitments So this new monthly Saturday session from 10:00 - 12:30 is for you! You don't need any previous gardening experience just a willingness to get your hands dirty and help us improve the growing site. To register your interest or for further questions please email [masked] or visit www.mindfood.org.uk to find out more about MindFood.

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Saturday food and wellbeing volunteer session

Horsenden Farm Moorings

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