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Prescribing Gardening - making green care a natural part of the health service

Growing Health and Hammersmith Community Gardens Association

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 from 11:00 to 16:30 (BST)

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Event Details

A conference for healthcare professionals by Growing Health and Hammersmith Community Gardens supported by The Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens.

Programme includes information and advice from practitioners and case studies of therapeutic gardening projects.

There will be a tour of the farm and hands on activities from 11am -12.30am followed by lunch 12.30pm -1.30pm. The main conference will run from 1.30pm-4.30pm so please let us know which parts you would like to attend.

Do you have questions about Prescribing Gardening - making green care a natural part of the health service? Contact Growing Health and Hammersmith Community Gardens Association

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Phoenix High School
The Curve
Shepherds Bush
W12 0RQ London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 from 11:00 to 16:30 (BST)


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Growing Health and Hammersmith Community Gardens Association

Growing Health is a national project run by Garden Organic and Sustain to see how community food growing can be rountinely used by the health and social services as a way of promoting health and wellbeing.
Email: growinghealth@sustainweb.org Website www.growinghealth.info

Hammersmith Community Gardens Association (HCGA) is a local environmental charity set up in 1984. They manage four community gardens in Hammersmith and Fulham. HCGA has a range of projects which include conservation training schemes, volunteer gardening sessions, environmental playschemes and environmental education in local schools. Plant a Seed - Grow Well is a new NHS funded project, based around green care and related activities, to train NHS staff and provide them with the knowledge and confidence to develop therapeutic gardening and food growing projects within their own setting. Website www.hcga.org.uk

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