£20 – £30

Grow Well, Feel Well: Health, well-being and growing food in the city

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Cecil Sharp House

2 Regent's Park Road

London

NW1 7AY

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Join us for an afternoon of workshops, speakers and networking to learn more about health, well-being and growing food. Organised in partnership with Growing Health, our summer network event will focus on a variety of topics suited for community organisers, home growers, support workers and anyone interested in urban agriculture.

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2:00 Explore Cecil Sharp House's permaculture garden and enjoy a cup of tea

2:30 Welcome and keynote speakers

  • Beyond the hedgerow: Creating inclusive community gardens in Brighton & Hove (Jess Crocker, Harvest Manager, Brighton & Hove Food Partnership)
  • Growing food on prescription: Growing Health and opportunities in social prescribing and commissioning (Sarah Williams, Programme Director, Sustain)

3:30 Choose a workshop

  • Garden Fit: Improve fitness and avoid injury in the garden (Ida Fabrizio, The Castle Garden)
  • Doing it and proving it works: How to effectively demonstrate a project’s impact (Jess Crocker, Brighton & Hove Food Partnership)
  • Garden design for health and wellbeing (Tracey Brownlow, Trust Links)

5:00 Choose a second workshop

  • Practicing mindfulness in the garden (Julie Henley-Wilkinson)
  • Growing nutrient rich edible perennials (Susannah Hall and Kayode Olafimihan, London Permaculture Network)
  • Therapeutic horticulture: Gardening for positive mental health (Tom Gallagher, Sydenham Garden)

6:15 Catch up on community news, meet other growers and snack on vegetarian light bites

*Workshop registration will be available closer to the date on a first come, first served basis.

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