Grow Green Conference, 11th April 2019

This one-day conference at the British Library will explore the potential and challenges of the shift towards farming more plants, and look at the benefits for the environment, public health and animals. It will consider how we can tend our land more effectively, to provide for our changing diets, benefit our farming communities and protect our natural environment. 

Among its 30+ speakers are keynote speakers Marcela Villarreal of the United Nations, Dr Helen Harwatt of Harvard University, and Natalie Bennett, former Leader of the Green Party. Book your place now

Building Wellbeing Together

How can we build well being together – in our lives, with others and in harmony with nature?
The Network of Wellbeing and the Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking will explore this and more at the second Building Wellbeing Together Weekend in Stroud, UK, from 13-15 September 2019.

  • Connect with leading people and organisations in the well being movement.
  • Learn from inspiring keynotes and interactive workshops.
  • Have fun and feel rejuvenated through guided nature walks, mindfulness, yoga, singing and more.
  • Make new connections and leave with a renewed sense of purpose.

Inspiring a Reforestation Revolution

Journey to a Billion Trees – There is a powerful solution to climate change ~ the radical reforestation of our planet.

Treesisters have begun our journey from a million trees a year to a billion trees a year. We don’t know how long it will take us to realize this dream, but we know that it’s the only scale that makes sense in today’s climate.

We are gathering all women who feel called to this dream because together we’re a powerful force of nature. If you’d like to go on a deep inner journey of self-discovery and activation while helping to reforest the tropics, this journey is for you…

Schumacher College Open Day 5th April

Join us online and learn more about Schumacher College postgraduate programmes.
Schumacher College has a community-based approach to learning drawing on 90 years of progressive education at Dartington Hall where the emphasis is on ‘whole person learning’ and ‘learning by doing’.
Nature connection is at the heart of our work with small-group study in the classroom, the forest, the kitchen and the field.
Discover resources and videos, ask questions and talk to academic faculty and students by joining us online between 11-2 pm GMT 5th of April and take part in live Q&A chat sessions with our academics and staff.  Find our more about the open day

Pebble Fest 27th April London

Chelsea Green Publishing is excited to partner with Pebble Magazine for their upcoming Pebble Festival in London, on April 27th. Pebble Fest is an exciting new eco festival in the heart of London. Come down and enjoy a pop-up ethical high street, as well as numerous panels and talks on sustainable fashion, social impact, food waste, launching your own eco brand, brewing your own beer and much more. We’re excited to welcome Chelsea Green authors Sara Bir, author of The Fruit Foragers Companion and Jereme Zimmerman, author of Brew Beer Like a Yeti, who will be leading talks and workshops on the day. To book tickets and check out what else is on visit https://pebblemag.com/pebblefest

Permaculture 100th Edition

Permaculture Magazine is a hand-crafted, quarterly magazine that will help you to save money in your home and in the wider community. Full of practical solutions and features from the best writers, teachers and permaculture enthusiasts around the world.

Permaculture Magazine: Earth care, people care, future care is a lifestyle magazine that gives the tools needed to create productive and sustainable homes, gardens, economies, relationships, schools, farms and communities. Our range of articles include no dig gardening, food forests, community projects, renewable technologies, regenerative agriculture, DIY projects, health and wellbeing.

All subscriptions come with FREE Digital and App access to all back issues, so that’s over 26 years of content at your finger tips. Subscribers also receive a free BONUS digital article with every issue and exclusive offers on books and products. A subscription makes a perfect gift for a friend and is an inspirational resource for yourself. It is an ideal introduction to permaculture, a comprehensive research tool for a student, practitioner or academic and a subscription directly helps support permaculture globally.

“In these critical times permaculture solutions are some of the best tools we have for creating a viable and thriving future.” Daryl Hannah, film actress and activist

Established in 1992, Permaculture International magazine is a bestselling international quarterly sharing practical, innovative solutions and global perspectives from a grassroots movement in over 190 countries.

Biodynamic Gardening Club

This is the Biodynamic Association’s inspirational new venture: a digital gardening club for all that are curious about biodynamic approach and practices, who want to learn  more, deepen their relationship with Nature and their patch, and create havens of  vitality and biodiversity – above and below ground.
Our vision is to build a mutually supportive and inter-active UK wide on line gardening community. Together with our partners, Weleda and Waltham Place Estate, our mission is to empower people to nurture truly planet friendly plots, make a lasting difference for the Earth, and grow great food!  Eager to know more and join us ?  Email office@biodynamic.org.uk 

Transitions Stroud's Catalyst Group

Community development and facilitation to develop, design and deliver zero carbon initiatives and projects. This is a ‘seed to tree’ process. We start from active outreach, create involvement and engagement events, help the community as appropriate to putting the gate on new zero carbon community projects across Stroud District. This is not simply working on early stage development and leaving people trying to deliver their needs but, if required by the community, facilitating the whole process to up and running. This generates work for local people in what is likely to be a transformative decade. Find out more about Transition Stroud