We appeared in an episode of Down On The Farm on CBeebies 26th May 2017. The programme was all about composting and we made mini wormeries with the presenter Storm. It was a fun and a fantastic experience for the children.
Our school garden at Southwold Primary School in Hackney had the honour of a visit from HRH Countess of Wessex, patron of the London Children’s Flower Society. The pupils talked about all of the gardening projects we do throughout the year and gave her a tour of the rooftop garden.
I gave HRH a copy of ‘Homegrown Tea’ and talked about growing tea at my schools. She was really interested to see the jumper made from flax grown at Southwold, my other schools and other community organisations across London with the help of Cordwainers community garden.
Photos copyright Grant Smith www.grant-smith.com.
We were also on the Duchess of Cornwall’s website!