High Hopes are a small selection of volunteers who love gardening and growing food. For about six years, every Thursday from 10am – 1pm they have been meeting at the Sunlight Centre in Richmond Road, Gillingham, Kent, to develop and maintain their community garden.
They have developed what used to be a derelict plot behind Sunlight into a beautiful garden which is open to everyone.
There are not many green spaces in this area of urban sprawl and they would welcome more people to join our group.
High Hopes gardeners grow fruit and vegetables to share amongst our group and sell some in Cafe Sunlight. Sunlight Development Trust support the group by leasing the green space from Medway Council. The group grow flowers to decorate Cafe Sunlight, a community cafe at the centre.
Find out more about High Hopes from Master Gardener Win Gibbons