The 5 Mile Network

Bringing local growers, producers, landowners and enthusiasts together to create a sustainable face-to-face exchange for seeds, skills, ideas and produce. 

Meet on the first Monday of each month: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
at Bramerton Village Hall, NR14 7EQ

Bring and Exchange...

Local produce including (but not limited to) Seeds, seedlings, fruit, vegetables, eggs, preserves

Tangible resources such as egg boxes, storage jars, seed envelopes, plant pots and trays

On-going resources such as time, skills, growing space and enthusiasm

Our aims are to ...

  • Identify, enhance, support and encourage sustainable food production within 5 miles of the hub 
  • Develop local resource and wildlife resilience in the face of climate change impact
  • Focus on face to face exchange of skills, time, space, energy, enthusiasm and produce
  • Encourage and support individual actions towards building local community resource resilience
  • Provide a focus to align actions and build momentum


Join in with a selection of practical discussions throughout the year…

  • Companion planting
  • Collecting and storing seeds
  • Storing crops
  • Jam & preserve making
  • Composting and mulching
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Taking cuttings
  • Growing veg

'5 Mile Market Garden'

“How can I contribute to local food security as a grower / landowner / consumer?”

'5 Miles Wild'

“How can I contribute to creating / enhancing spaces and corridors for local wildlife to thrive?”