£11.19 – £32.39

Grow Well, Feel Well: Health, wellbeing and growing food in the city

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Spitalfields City Farm

Buxton Street

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E1 5AR

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Join us for an evening of workshops, talks and networking. Learn more about food growing and health, age-friendly and inclusive volunteering and the heritage of growing in London. Organised in partnership with Growing Health, our summer event is for growers, community organisers, support workers and anyone interested in the links between food growing and health and working in this area.

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5.30 Registration, light bites and chance to explore the farm and network with other projects and growers

6:30 Welcome, warm-up, keynote speakers and Q&A

Chair: Sarah Williams, Sustain

Energiser: Sally Ramsden, Natural Connection
Speakers

  • Social Prescribing in London - Jill Wiltshire, Senior Project and Programmes Officer, Health Team (GLA)

  • Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering - Kristina Leonnet (Centre for Ageing Better)

  • Getting connected and referral ready – Link worker (TBC)

  • Growing heritage and culture - Janelle Conn (Sustain) Spitalfields City Farm

7.25 Workshops, choose from;
a) Nature connection: Exploring mindfulness in the garden
b) Growing for health: Panel from Flagship Gardens
c) Social and therapeutic horticulture: Gardening for positive health
d) Growing for health:Q&A with our flagship Growing Connections gardens with Sydenham Gardens, Hackney Herbal and Whetstone Allotments Community Plot

8.25 Closing remarks and garden shout outs
8.35 Finish

* food will be vegetarian and we will have vegan options but do let us know if you have specific dietary requirement we would need to cater for. *

** In the case of this event selling out, please email chris.speirs@sustainweb.org to add your name to the waitlist.**

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