Veganic Gardeners’ Question Time 30th March 2021

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Veganic Gardeners’ Question Time

Vegan teacher Ruth Greenwood will host an entertaining evening with some twenty-four carrot advice from veganic farmer Peter Albrecht, permaculture teacher Aranya, wild food forager Jon Dale and the founder of Spiral Seed Graham Burnett.

The event will be streamed live on Facebook and Youtube.

Tuesday 30th March 7pm UK Time Zone 45 minutes.

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Please send your gardening and farming questions questions to: events@veganorganic.net

The panel:

Ruth Greenwood: Ruth will be hosting the show. She is devoted to empowering children to give them the confidence to grow into the people they want to be, while simultaneously offering support to adults who would like to understand the little vegans in their life better.

Ruth’s book ‘I Don’t Wanna Eat Animals Anymore’ presents a glimmer of hope to vegan kids around the world showing them that they are not alone and, most importantly, they have so much more power than they realise to make much needed changes. https://beacons.page/vteacheruk

Peter Albrecht: Operates a micro farm growing veggies for seed for a seed firm called Nordfrö in Sweden. He also grows for his family and puts on events, for example: vegan farming classes, vegan permaculture and private events.  They grow a large variety of vegetables and beans. They also do lectures to promote vegan agriculture. They have a large forest garden with perennial vegetables, fruit and berries, and teach forest garden design and host pupils studying agriculture, small scale farming and permaculture. They mainly use no-dig methods. 
Find Peter on Instagram @vegantradgard and Facebook 

Aranya: is a busy permaculture teacher, having taught over 90 two-week design courses since 2005. He’s author of the popular ‘Permaculture Design – a Step-by-Step Guide’ and launched an online course this summer based on the design process described in the book. He’s currently finishing a second book, about the application of systems thinking and patterns in permaculture design, due to be published in 2021. He’s been gardening for 35 years and is especially interesting in low-input systems like forest gardening and no-dig.

This is a link to his book page:
https://learnpermaculture.com/publications/design-guide

And the online course:
https://learnpermaculture.com/courses/online-design-course

Jon Dale: Jon forages for edible wild foods in the natural habitat where he lives in Cornwall. He runs a veganic project ‘Willow Way’, near Newquay, a place of education, teaching self sufficiency and veganic principles. To help heal the earth and help people to reduce their footprint. Also to help people become engaged with where their food comes from and how it is grown and also to reverse illness through this lifestyle.

Graham Burnett: An activist for social and environmental justice since leaving school in the late 1970s, Graham Burnett has taught permaculture workshops and courses for over 20 years. He founded Spiralseed in 2001, and is a regular contributor to publications as diverse as Positive News, The Sunday Times, Permaculture Magazine, Permaculture Activist, New Leaves, The Raven, Growing Green, Funky Raw, The Vegan and The Idler. He the author of The Vegan Book of Permaculture and Permaculture A Beginners Guide, and is currently writing ‘The Regenerative Allotment and Garden’ for Permanent Publications. https://spiralseed.co.uk/

Veganic Gardeners’ Question Time hopes to inspire and bring new ideas to foragers, growers and gardeners alike.

Now more than ever it is vital that we engage with how our food is grown.

Tune into our show and become part of the growing revolution which can not only transform your garden plot but also change the way the world grows its food.

A Vegan Organic Network production.