We have been nominated for a Camden Inspire Award

We have been nominated for a Camden Inspire Award

The Skip Garden has been nominated for a Camden Inspire Award and we need you to vote to help us get the prize! Whether you are a participant on our programmes or come to our cafe for lunch, if you think the garden deserves to be celebrated please take a minute to vote for us. We are listed with Arts & Culture venues, voting starts today and closes on 30th November.

To vote visit: https://camdeninspire.com/vote-now/

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Thanks and Congratulations to Green and Fortune!

Thanks and Congratulations to Green and Fortune!

"John Nugent [Founder of Green & Fortune and Chair of Global Generation's board of trustees] was one of the first people I met when we began working in King's Cross," reflects Jane Riddiford as we look back at Green & Fortune's 10 years in the neighbourhood. Kings Place is now a landmark in King’s Cross and an important part of Global Generation’s story...

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Here’s to the Longtime

Here’s to the Longtime

‘How do we get more people to care about the future and what kind of world will the generations after we’ve gone will inherit?’ wonders Founding Director, Jane Riddiford. ‘These days our view of the past and the future is often myopic, we plan for two to three years and perhaps if we are lucky feel a sense of responsibility for our children’s lifetimes…’

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A Look Back at the Summer in Events

A Look Back at the Summer in Events

Outgoing Head Events Chef, Sadhbh Moore, looks back and recalls her highlights of a busy summer of events. “It’s been a wonderful year of successful event after successful event, with bountiful boards of delicious vegetarian food produced by our wonderful kitchen team, equally satiating our guests’ hunger pangs and filling them with glee and, hopefully, a little awe and inspiration.”

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From Paper Garden to Pertwood

From Paper Garden to Pertwood

Our Gardens and Community Facilitator, Emma Trueman, recalls the most recent trip to Pertwood with the latest cohort of Paper Garden Generators: “When we set out from Waterloo Station the young people's excitement to leave the city spreads into the air. Ten Paper Garden Generators are about to embark to Pertwood Organic Farm, for most of us it is our first time on camp…”

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2018 has peaked! - a summer of Wakanda Wednesdays & Future Fridays

2018 has peaked! - a summer of Wakanda Wednesdays & Future Fridays

We’re only two thirds of the way through 2018 and I already know what my highlight will be come the new year - curating and delivering Wakanda Wednesdays and Future Fridays together with Vero. This was the summer holiday project we dreamt up with and for young people who live and/or study in Islington, inspired by Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’, as well as my Eritrean background and Vero's Ethiopian heritage (go team Habesha!)

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leaning into long time

leaning into long time

During the last two months Global Generation founder Dr Jane Riddiford and Rod Sugden have co-facilitated two workshops on ‘Cosmic Stories’ for adults. One workshop was presented at Winchester University and the other was at the Quadrangle Trust in Kent. The over-arching framing of the weekend at the Quadrangle, was called ‘Thinking for the long time’ and it was all about how we can foster a sense of caring for the long-term future. Here, Rod writes about the workshops and shares the participants’ experience.

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