Re-discovering Celery

We think that celery is a sadly underrated vegetable, mostly relegated to dipping sticks and Waldorf salad. But celery is so much more than just a crudite and cooking celery makes this often sidelined ingredient take centre stage – not to mention the fact that it’s proven to lower blood pressure …

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Some exciting news from GrowUp Urban Farms

It’s been a really busy week at GrowUp towers – we’ve had a royal visit to the GrowUp Box (more details and photos on our Facebook page) and we’ve had some exciting news that we’ve been waiting a while for, which means we can now share some of our plans for the immediate future…

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GrowUp Blog Update – Oscar Davidson

Wow! Can you believe it’s already April? March has flown by. As the days get longer and the sun starts to shine a little stronger we can finally start to think about spring and the new growing season at the GrowUp Box – which means Roof East will soon be reopening to the public and the Box will be open every weekend…

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February 2015 RoundUp

We had an amazing time at the London South Bank University for their ‘Go Green Week’. It was a week full of sustainability-related events and activities. The GrowUp team held a ‘Microgreen Planting Workshop’ where we taught LSBU students and staff how to plant their very own microgreens and take them home with them…

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January 2015 RoundUp

Tim Smedley of the Guardian Sustainable Business interviewed co-founder Kate Hofman about her recent participation in the London Leader’s 2015 programme. The article ‘From urban aquaponics to fruit jerky: meet London’s green entrepreneurs’ showcases the innovative projects each London Leader is currently working on. If you are wondering what Tim is eating, it’s some …

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‘Go Green Week’ at LSBU

Come and join us at London South Bank University for their ‘Go Green Week’ from the 9th until the 15th February. We will be running a ‘Microgreen Planting Workshop’…

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Crowdfunding The Box

A big thank you to our 300+ backers who helped us get started! Here are GrowUp co-founders Tom and Kate in their Kickstarter video for crowdfunding The Box.