Supper Grains

Supper Grains

It was all aboard the Grain train for The Sustainable Food Story's inaugural immersive dining experience. On Sunday the 30th and Monday the 31st of July we stepped out of 2017 and went 10,000 years back to the fertile crescent and the origins of our agricultural system. The focus of the night was heritage grains, diversity and deliciousness, and telling the story of how these aspects contribute to a more Sustainable Food system.

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universal connections

universal connections

In a secluded corner of Pertwood Organic Farm, Wiltshire, a very special campsite is hidden within a copse. Each year, Global Generation takes groups of young Londoners to the site, giving them an immersive experience of nature that cannot be achieved in the city, complete with spiders, compost toilets, views over the surrounding hills and tents pitched up under ancient trees.

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Lunch and Learning 2017: A journey into the extraordinary of the ordinary

Lunch and Learning 2017: A journey into the extraordinary of the ordinary

At the Skip Garden, nothing really stops. Movement is everywhere. Life is everywhere.

Underneath the soil, in the compost, in the hives, in all the structures,  journeys and stories are happening day and night. But what’s alive is not just creatures. I feel our projects are living too. They carry on breathing and moving even during winter and summer breaks.

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Presence, connection and tranquility in Pertwood

Presence, connection and tranquility in Pertwood

The sun had finally set, it was dark out and there we were, 17 girls, marching intrepidly through the darkness on a night-walk, without any sense of direction, yet full of trust on our last night together. We were linked, not only physically; holding onto the shoulder, piece of clothing (or ponytail) of whoever stumbled in front of us; but also as a group, a team, a wild pack of young women who had just spent the weekend together – joined together in silence, laughter, and some bug-induced screams.

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