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Greener Growth is delighted to report that recognition of the impact of spending time outside with our unique therapeutic packages seems to be growing as fast as our gardens this year! So far with the prison estates in the East Anglian & Kent regions and progressing with registered interest at HMP Thameside.

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Business leaders in construction and land development have been urged to embrace their important role in conservation across Suffolk. Landowners, council representatives and housing businesses were among those who attended a special event at Riduna Park, in Melton, to hear a rallying call from CIC Greener Growth.

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Greener Growth’s Director of Conservation Chris Mahon hosts IUCN Regional Conservation Forum, Europe, North & Central Asia, Rotterdam 2019 #IUCNRCFRotterdam Chris Mahon | IUCN-UK More than 20 IUCN Member organisations and Commission Members from the UK attended the RCF in Rotterdam last week. Despite the sombre findings of the recent IPBES report and against a …

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Works starts at Jankyns Place We’ve started our third social housing project at Jankyns Place, in Bury St. Edmunds. It’s taken us a while to develop this project alongside Julian Support who provide support and care community for the residents. They have been incredibly helpful to work with and supported us as well as the …

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Help Our Crowd-funding Campaign! Calling all those Greener Growth supporters out there and anyone new to our work. A donation of just £5.00 each will get us off to a great start. It will provide the funds to ensure that a wonderful resource exists for children so that they can share their discoveries, network about …

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What’s the beef with eating less meat? Pipers Farm This essay 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 them a visit.] ——————————— There is a new buzz word in the …

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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 …

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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 the local area and further afield. We will use this column to …

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Advice for a greener garden Having a day in the garden is one thing, but growing spaces need regular nurturing. It all depends on what you plant, of course! We work with disadvantaged communities to help them establish green areas where they can conserve nature, grow food and protect wildlife. There’s a lot of groundwork …

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So what is permaculture? You’ll see this word appearing around our website and you’ll often hear us talking about it: permaculture. But what is it exactly and why is it so important to us? According to the dictionary definition permaculture is the development of agricultural ecosystems intended to be sustainable and self-sufficient. But it’s much …

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