Earthworks St Albans
Who we are
Earthworks St Albans is a charity which offers Social and Therapeutic Horticulture and nature-based activities for people with learning disabilities and mental health issues.
Our work and our eco-gardens nurture people to develop skills, build confidence, boost health and wellbeing and promote inclusion.
Earthworks provides day placements for people with learning disabilities, who are known as Earthworkers. Earthworkers, volunteers and staff work and learn together to manage 3.5 acres with a focus on sustainability, organic horticulture and traditional countryside skills.
Our site includes ornamental gardens, allotment market gardens, a heritage orchard, woodland, pond habitats, wildflower meadow and polytunnel, all centred around our oak-framed eco-building.
With a stall at the local farmers’ market where we sell our produce and open days and workshops throughout the year, Earthworks engages the wider community to champion inclusivity, learning and sustainable living.