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The role of agroecology in urban community gardens

Webinar Tuesday 15 March 2022 10:00 11:30

Join us for this online event in preparation for the 2022 Good to Grow Weekend of Action on 22-25 April by exploring the role of agroecology in urban community gardens.

Save the dates for this year's Good to Grow Weekend of Action -> 22-25 April. A chance for edible gardens up and down the country to celebrate and prepare for the new growing season and encourage people to volunteer.

To officially launch the upcoming campaign of #GoodToGrow2022, Capital GrowthGood to Grow and Sustain are organising this webinar for Tuesday 15 March from 10-11.30am to discuss the climate and nature emergency and how to apply agroecological principles in an urban community gardens.

During the webinar, we will cover:

  • How urban food growers can address the climate and nature crisis with Vicki Hird, Rebugging the Planet
  • How research is making the case for the climate & nature emergency and food growing with Beth Nicholls, Sussex University
  • Agroecological principles in an urban context featuring climate friendly community food gardens from London and other UK cities with Chiara Tornaghi, Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience
  • What agroecology looks like on the ground in a climate-friendly community food garden – case study gardens TBC

Limited tickets available so register for FREE here to join us online then.

Published Tuesday 15 March 2022

Capital Growth: We believe everyone should have the opportunity to grow food as part of a healthy, resilient food system and we are working with our network of growers in London to make this happen.

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