Gardening for the Planet 8th June 2024
At GIY we know that growing your own food is good for our health. But how can you grow food in a way that is also good for our planet’s health?
Led by Richard Mee, Head Grower at GROW HQ, you will learn how to grow food in ways that benefit the environment. Over a one day course Richard provides hints and tips about how to be a more environmentally conscious grower: from best practice methods for composting and fertilising, to managing your growing space to support biodiversity. You will also gain a deeper understanding of Richard’s favourite topic… soil.
Richard demonstrates how using certain growing methods and practices can help reduce carbon emissions by, according to research, approximately 1kg for every kilogram of veg grown compared to shop-bought vegetables.
You'll enjoy a delicious plot-to-plate mezze tasting lunch overlooking the HQ Gardens and get the chance to meet and learn from fellow GIYers.
Please arrive 10 minutes before the course starts and come dressed appropriately for a day spent outdoors in the garden: sturdy footwear, rain jackets, suncream, etc.
We operate a 48-hour cancellation policy. If you cancel your booking at least 48 hours prior to the event you will be refunded. Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to the date will not be refunded.
Please advise us of any dietary requirements and allergens when booking (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) - we are unable to change the menu on the day.