Leave a Legacy with Garden Organic (the working name of the Henry Doubleday Research Association)
Garden Organic, the UK’s leading organic growing charity, has been at the forefront of the organic horticulture movement for 50 years. We are dedicated to researching and promoting organic gardening, farming and food. We have over 20,000 members and 1,000 volunteers.
Organic gardening offers great benefits for human health and wellbeing, the environment, food security and building stronger communities. Garden Organic works to enable and support people to get involved in organic growing, through research, education, demonstration gardens and practical projects, and through lobbying and campaigning. At our headquarters in Warwickshire, we manage 10 acres of organic demonstration gardens. Garden Organic is home to the Heritage Seed Library (HSL), a unique living collection of over 800 endangered vegetable varieties, safeguarded from extinction and shared with growers nationwide. Our outreach work includes our education programme, working with schools to help young people learn about organic growing, healthy eating and the environment; our Sowing New Seeds project, bringing communities together through sharing and growing exotic crops; and our Master Composter and Master Gardener programmes, engaging expert volunteers to mentor and support novice growers. Our work extends right across the UK, using organic food growing to bring about positive change.