Greener Growth - Growing People and Communities
Logo

What’s the beef with eating less meat? Pipers Farm [We occasionally see an article that fits into the Greener Growth ethos perfectly. This comes from the latest Pipers Farm monthly journal and has some real wisdom to share. It’s clearly written by those who care about farming and animal husbandry. We highly recommend you pay …

Read more

Wrongs Covert – Building the Community Kitchen & Wildlife Garden A big thank you to volunteers Bryn, Huw, Robin, Matt and Jo for making such a difference to the work carried out at Wrongs Covert Woodland Restoration Project on Saturday, Jan. 31st. Last time we were here a variety of orchard trees were planted and …

Read more

Greener Growth with Westgate Primary School pupils and staff. Westgate Primary School council enjoys an outdoor lesson in gardening by planting heritage fruit trees Bury Free Press Fiona Till, project manager at Greener Growth, said: “It’s really important for their mental health for children to come and learn outside. We teach them about biodiversity.” Greener …

Read more

Fedging At The Crown, Hartest Another rainy morning…This time doing some fine fedging at The Crown, with Fiesty Fi fielding the practiced tutelage of Willow Geoff. As you can see, Sam is hole-poker and Craig is on hand with the willow.  

Read more

Photo: Bury Free Press Howard Memorial Orchard – Phase 2 On a very rainy 1st of December last Saturday, the Greener Growth team  and community members gathered at the Howard Estate Memorial Orchard, in Bury St. Edmunds, for phase 2. Suffolk County Councillor Paul Hopfensperger and community leader Ernie Broom attended once again to lend …

Read more

Horringer Court Community Kitchen & Wildlife Garden A great day was had at Horringer Court implementing the next phase of their Community Kitchen & Wildlife Garden funded by Suffolk County Councillor Richard Rout. Sam, Fi, Craig, Paul and Jono set about filling the planters with a rich, steamy compost (check out that wheel-barrow below…OOOO-arrrrrr) followed …

Read more

Article: How Permaculture Impacts Lives In Prisons The new winter issue of Permaculture International Magazine has Jo Metcalfe and Greener Growth in a three page feature article. Whoo-hoo! But you’ll have to subscribe to read it!

Read more

Host Dominic Holland with staff of Greener Growth CIC, winners of The Green/Environment Award, and Holden Cook, Chief Operating Officer of Save Money Cut Carbon. Mark Humphries, of Greener Growth, looks back at a year of success for the Suffolk community interest company Bury Free Press At the end of our financial year Greener Growth …

Read more

HMP Highpoint Gardens Blooming A little glimpse into our gardens at HMP Highpoint Prison at Stradishall, near Haverhill, Suffolk.  They looked so stunning when we were there last week! The chair was made by one of the guys  and Willow Geoff. Very comfortable. Great work! Jo sitting in Geoff’s willow chair

Read more

Our new columnist at Bury Free Press – Mark Humpries! Please share! Columnist: My voyage . . . from prison to columnist says Mark Humphries Bury Free Press I am delighted to be asked to write this column for Greener Growth. As regular readers will know Greener Growth are involved in some amazing projects around …

Read more