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» Growing Health in Housing Conference

THURSDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2014, 09:30 – 14:00
SOUTHERN GROVE COMMUNITY CENTRE, MILE END, E3 4PX
This Thursday Women’s Environmental Network is teaming up with Capital Growth to host Growing Health in Housing, a conference for housing associations and public health officials wanting to learn more about community food growing in housing estates, and about the many and [...]

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On November 16th, 2014

» Real Nappies: Absorbing the Lessons of Incentive Schemes

Local authorities have used incentives and rewards for many years to try to bring about behavioural change, especially in the area of recycling and waste prevention.  Hilary Vick, manager of Real Nappies for London and founder of Nappy Ever After talks to WEN about incentives to promote the greener practice of using reusable nappies. Article [...]

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On November 12th, 2014

» *Autumn Gathering* of Tower Hamlets Food Growing Network

Join Women’s Environmental Network at Chrisp Street Market on Saturday 18th October for the Autumn Gathering of the Tower Hamlets Food Growing Network! Fresh food and fresh ideas for London’s eco- and health-conscious foodies…

Following the success of the Summer Gathering at Spitalfields City Farm (check out photos here), WEN has once again teamed up with [...]

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On October 14th, 2014

» The Secret Life of Kodu: Volunteer Molly Aldam Visits the Community Garden at Oban House

Molly Aldam, our Local Food Project Intern, writes about her experience visiting one of the community food-growing gardens established this year by Women’s Environmental Network. Molly’s conversation with the wonderful Mr and Mrs Islam, who have a small plot in the garden at Oban House in Tower Hamlets, illustrates perfectly how much of a difference [...]

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On September 18th, 2014

» London Thriving: Edible Gardens Open Day 2014

In the largest event of its kind, next weekend over 100 community food-growing gardens across the UK will be open to the public for a celebration of urban agriculture, community spirit and all things homegrown.  Now in its fifth year in London, Edible Open Gardens Day takes place on Saturday 20th September Рand what [...]

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On September 15th, 2014

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