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Growing Places, Realise Futures

General Details

Discover the benefits of gardening and working in horticulture. Learn about nature, growing and gain social skills from teamwork.

Things you can do:
- Sowing seeds
- Watering
- Digging
- Weeding
- Pruning, clipping
- Planting vegetables
- Harvesting produce
- Packing vegetables
- Serving customers
- Creating hampers
- Go out on delivery
- Training courses
- Garden maintenance
- Cleaning

We offer fresh, seasonal vegetable deliveries to our local communities through our popular vegetable box delivery scheme. On our two-acre site in Claydon, we grow produce all year round and create garden ornaments from local willow. 

We take great pride in providing a friendly, reliable and quality service that contributes to the health of our local community, local environment and local economy. When you buy from Growing Places, you are also supporting other local growers and suppliers too.

Realise Futures is a company operating across Suffolk and Essex combining commercial trade of products and services alongside work placements, employment and training opportunities. The primary aim of the business is to improve and promote the economic and social wellbeing of those who are disadvantaged and/or disabled.

The company is organised in three divisions, Learning and DevelopmentEmployment and RF Works (six distinct social businesses). Together they provide professional and tailored opportunities that support people to realise their potential.

 

Who to contact

Name
Eleanor Gilbert
Position
RF Works Manager
Telephone
01473 831224
Email
RFWorks@realisefutures.org
Website
https://www.realisefutures.org/our-enterprises
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Address
Unit 15, Hillview Business Park
Old Ipswich Road
Claydon
Ipswich
Postcode
IP6 0AJ

Additional contact

Additional Website
http://www.realisefutures.org

Where to go

Name
Growing Places
Address
Unit 15 - Hillview Business Park
Old Ipswich Road
Claydon
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP6 0AJ
Area served
Ipswich
Venue Email
info@growingplacessuffolk.co.uk
Venue Website
http://www.growingplacessuffolk.co.uk

Days & Times

Monday - Friday
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other details

Age Groups
Adults
Last Updated
02/04/2020

Local Offer Local Offer Record

Telephone
01473 831224
Email
RFWorks@realisefutures.org
Links
https://www.realisefutures.org/our-enterprises/RF-Works-Horticulture
Conditions Supported
Autistic spectrum conditions
Communication difficulties
Health conditions
Learning difficulties
Mental health conditions
Physical disabilities
Sensory impairments

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