Category Archive: green city projects

  • Create an upcycled urban garden

    Last weekend we were at RHS Cardiff…dreaming of this glorious weather that is now upon us! Despite the dreary weather…

  • Help us save the mermaids

    I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that plastic is becoming a big problem. Especially when it ends up…

  • The Green Squirrel Story

    When Hannah Garcia knocked on the door of my flat in Adamsdown back in 2012 to collect a tonne of…

  • A Squirrely year ahead…

    Skill up in 2017 with the Green Squirrel! It was nearly a year ago that we launched the first Green…

  • Crossing paths

    With needles, thread & grand ambitions at their disposal, a group of Cardiff cross-stitchers have been plotting a secret street…

  • Our Love Food Hate Waste Lunch Club

    In March this year we got together with Food Cardiff , supported by Love Food Hate Waste to run a…

  • Our Love Food Hate Waste Cook up!

    Did you know… almost 50% of the total amount of food thrown away in the UK comes from our homes….

  • Waste Not, Save More

    We’ve had a really positive start to the new year here at Green City. We are lucky enough to be…

  • Exchange In Roath photo blog

    There’s no doubt that this year’s Exchange In Roath was a giant success – so many of you patiently queued…

  • Swap it! design competition

    Our giant swap shop Exchange in Roath is back and so is our design competition! We are inviting budding artists,…

  • Music, sunshine, and community spirit

    A guest blog post by Dominique Behn. On a Sunday in June we celebrated the second Shelley Gardens Community Food…

  • Trapeze in the trees

    Last week I was lucky enough to be involved in the launch of an exciting new interactive sculpture in Bute…

  • Building a community Earth Oven

    We had a wonderful weekend in the rain and shine building an earth oven for the new community allotment at…

  • We ALL LOVE food and HATE waste

    In February we teamed up with Lia’s Kitchen, Cynefin Cardiff, Adamsdown EAG and Love Food Hate Waste to run some…

  • Pop up food waste cafe photo blog

    Photos from our Pop up Food waste cafe with Lia’s Kitchen on 21 Feb. Our participants cooked lots of tasty…

  • LOVE food with Lia’s kitchen

    This year I am delighted to be working with Lia of Lia’s Kitchen on some very exciting events including pop…

  • Win yourself a workshop!

    Win a place on our small urban gardens workshop… We are delighted to announce that our new range of Skills…

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