Down to Earth Stroud2018-11-24T17:15:28+00:00

Down to Earth Stroud support people in growing and harvesting their own fruit and vegetables. Our aim is to increase access to, and availability of, fresh, nutritious and healthy food and encourage reconnection with the land.
We provide a range of services including gardening and we run several community projects across Gloucestershire.

What’s Happening?

Gardening Gloucestershire

Gardening Services

We provide private gardening services and subsidised schemes across Gloucestershire. We are always looking for capable gardeners to join us, preferably with experience in using petrol tools. If you are interested, get in touch!

Fruit Exchange

The Fruit Exchange

We’re back in our fourth year using up surplus produce and coordinating exchanges across Gloucestershire. Find a list of participating businesses here and find out more about the project here…

Seed Bank

Stroud Seed Bank

Seed bank seed is available now! Back for its third year the successful Stroud Community Seed Bank is looking for volunteer seed savers. For our first ever catalogue and a lot more info, click here

Vale Allotments

Vale Hospital Allotments

Our allotments, orchard and ground improvements are coming along nicely! We’re installing our second round of raised bed allotments in 2018. Find out more here…

From The Blog

Seed Savers – Making Good Organic Compost

Looking after the soil on your plot is fundamental to grow good crops and produce the best seeds for saving. As this season becomes fully autumnal, it is a great time to use existing compost or to prepare to make some in the [...]

2018 Stroud Potato Day another great success!

This was the 8th Stroud Potato Day and the best so far! We raised £608.80 in total on the day from the potato sale. Congrats to the team. This year there are hardly any tubers left over... Our Stroud Community Seed Bank was [...]

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