Turning underused public Luton land into community gardens since 2016

Meet your gardeners

We're Konni (on the left) and Dee (on the right). Together, we run the weekly sessions, make growing plans, look after the equipment, plant events and do all the admin stuff that needs to be done. 


Edible High Town started in 2016 as a project run by the High Town Community worker Sam Willis and local environmental author and activist Jeremy Williams under the umbrella of Friends of High Town. Since then, the project went on to:  

Mentions and awards:


We're a small project. Too small to have our own accounts, for example. So thankfully, Hope Church Luton is taking us under their wings. They support us in all things governance and we follow their safeguarding, vulnerable adults and equal opportunities policies. They also help us manage our finances and accounts. 

Quarterly steering group

To make sure we deliver on our objectives, we check in four times a year with a steering group that includes staff from: 

Wider perspective

We work closely with Luton Council and want to help them achieve their citizen health, wellbeing, social fairness and environmental goals. We've actively helped shape Luton's Food Plan and an officer from the Social Justice Unit sits on our steering group.