Age-friendly Volunteering in Community Food Gardens

Capital Growth and Ageing Better led a webinar to discuss the importance of age-friendly and inclusive volunteering in the context of their recently-launched Growing Connections guide.

Sep 21 2020 10:3011:30

You can hear the coversation that took place on Monday 21st September with Capital Growth, Ageing Better, Hackney Herbal and Whestone Community Garden.

The speakers introduced the recently-launched Growing Connections guide and toolkit which promotes inclusive and age-friendly volunteering in community food gardens.

The gardens shared their experiences of their involvement in the project and why an inclusive approach to community food growing and volunteering is so important and now in particular in the context of Covid-19.

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