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Introducing Newport & Nearbuy Growing Greener Spaces

Updated: Mar 11, 2022

We welcome an exciting new project to Grwp Reslience’s portfolio in 2022.

Our vision is to shorten the food chain from grower to consumer, develop resilience, strengthen people who have lived experience and to find a way forward. Throughout Spring 2022 Grwp, in collaboration with our growing organisations will be bringing a programme of Wellbeing and Green Life Skills courses and Knowledge Exchange

As part of this funded project Grwp is hosting a programme of free short courses and Knowledge Exchanges in and around Newport.

On the 22nd of March we host our first course, Building a Meat Curing Chamber with Bob Robarts. A practical workshop for any meat farmer wanting a specialist product from the farm without high use of energy. The practical learning will take place from 10am - 3pm with the option of having a guided tour fo the regenerative beef farming methods used on the farm. You can book you place on this course here

On Saturday the 26th March we will be taking a group to visit Car y Mor Sustainable Sea farm to learn about a nourishing sea friendly future farming method, and taste the produce. Drop an email to to be added to the waiting list for this experience.

On the 26th and 27th April we are thrilled to announce that we will be joined by Joshua Sparkes, head gardener at Forde Abbey in Dorset and regular contributor at Gardens Illustrated. He will be brining us a 2 day course Natural Farming for Self Reliance will cover techniques from Korea and elsewhere which focus on cultivating microorganisms for soil, plant and human health. This is a great opportunity for those working in market gardening and/or interested in soil health and regenerative farming methods

You can book your space on this exciting opportunity through our website

We are excited to say that this is the first instalment of a wealth of Wellbeing and green life Skills Courses we are bringing to you this spring and summer. The UK Community Renewal Fund is a UK Government programme for

2021/22. This aims to support people and communities most in need across

the UK to pilot programmes and new approaches to prepare for the UK

Shared Prosperity Fund. It invests in skills, community and place, local

business, and supporting people into employment. For more information,



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