Veganic Gardeners’ Question Time
Rich Hardy – Campaigner and vegan farmer will host an entertaining evening with some twenty-four carrot advice from horticultural expert Ellen Mary, agronomist Dennis Touliatos and vegan farmer from Sweden Peter Albrect.
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Thursday 24th March
7pm-7.45pm UK Time
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Event line up:
Rich Hardy is an award-winning investigative journalist and author, known for his work documenting the impacts of agriculture on animals, people and planet. Shocked by his findings, he turned to vegan agriculture to help fix a broken food system. Together with his partner, he runs a veganic veg box scheme on a 1 acre market garden in Cornwall.
Dennis is an interdisciplinary researcher, with a background in plant biology and environmental social sciences, exploring how and why we should grow plants differently. He currently works on the European Horizon 2020 project ‘Organic-PLUS’, investigating vegan fertilisers for organic growers. Dennis is also a FarmStart grower and trainer at The Plot – a new market garden just south of Lancaster. Set up in 2021, the Plot supplies organic veg to local markets and hosts the FarmStart training scheme which aims to train future growers.
Peter Albrecht has been a veganic small scale farmer for 12 years. His operation is called Villands Vånga Veganträdgård and mainly focuses on different types of veganic farming and to demonstrate different ways to upscale organic matter into compost, nutrients and soil building material. On the farm Peter and his family grow veggies, perennial vegetables and lots of fruit and berrys. Peters farm is facilitating a lot of education opportunities hosting courses, guided tours, having interns and classes from different schools learning about veganic regenerative farming methods. Currently Peter is also on the Swedish board for the oragnisation of biocyclic veganic farming https://www.biocyclic-vegan.org and hopes to be the first farmer to be biocyclic certified in sweden. If you want to see more of the farm visit https://www.vegantradgard.se or check out instagram https://www.instagram.com/vegantradgard/ or facebook https://www.facebook.com/Vegantradgard
Ellen Mary: Is a horticultural radio show host, TV presenter, writer and of course vegan. She has travelled all over the world to discuss the benefits that nature provides to our wellbeing – specifically gardening. Her first book ‘The Joy of Gardening; the everyday zen of mowing the lawn‘ was released in May 2021.
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.