Charity and eco shop

Shop Front 11-8-10a for web

We are an environmental charity working to make the Stroud valleys a better, healthier place for present and future generations. 

Eco Shop

To complement our busy offices, we have an Eco Shop where you can buy environmentally friendly household and garden products.  We also run a cleaning product refill service for customers who bring in their own bottles.

Click here to see more information about our shop

Click here to see a video of work we carried out for Stroud company, Omnitrack

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Volunteer with us

Bowbridge Volunteers

Volunteers are crucial to everything we do  – helping to run projects from the office and on the ground, and supporting fundraising activities

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Walks, Talks & Events

Wildlife walk

We have a programme of events throughout the year, which you are welcome to join in with :

Click here to see what is coming up

Get Growing garden leader packWelcome to the Get Growing, Get Cooking, Garden Leader Pack

To download the pack please scroll down this page.

The Get Growing Project, funded by the Local Food strand of the National Lottery, was created in 2011 to support schools in Stroud District, Gloucestershire, to grow, harvest, eat and sell their own food.

The aim of this pack is to provide everything that a novice garden club leader, be they a teacher or volunteer, will need to run a successful, safe & fun gardening club. However, it is also designed so that the more experienced leader and classroom teacher, as well as parent at home, can come to it for ideas for essions/lessons/gardening with children. It was also developed to be used in conjunction with our get Growing, Get Cooking Gardening Club Seasonal Calendar poster which provides an overview to the school gardening year and our website which has even more resources.

The pack is not the product of one person alone, but of a team, and I would like to acknowledge the invaluable support and input of colleagues, Julie Wickham, Emily Janke-Pearson and freelance illustrator, Claire Barker.

I hope you enjoy using this pack as much as we did developing and producing it.

Happy Gardening!

Tamsin Bent, Get Growing Project Officer


Get Growing Leader Pack downloads

Full document (pdf file).

pdfGet Growing - Garden Leader Pack 13 MB

Download just the chapter you need (pdf files).

    1. pdfHow to set up a Garden750 KB
    2. pdfHow to set up a Garden Club470 KB
    3. pdfSession Plans870 KB
    4. pdfSeasonal Ideas825 KB
    5. pdfGet Cooking - Recipes440 KB
    6. pdfPotential wildlife hazards1.1 MB
    7. pdfSuppliers of Seeds340 KB


Stroud Valleys Project is a limited company,
registered in England and Wales

Registered number: 2224016    

Registered charity number: 900107

pdfPrivacy_Policy100 KB

pdfEnvironmental Policy.pdf150 KB

Stroud Valleys Project

8 Threadneedle Street




Tel: 01453 753358


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