We are planning to take a group of vulnerable people with learning disabilities to Durban, South Africa, to volunteer at The Genesis Project, which supports the local community which has been affected by HIV/Aids. 49% of the families have lost one or both parents, and we will be able to volunteer at their youth club,… Read more »
Hello and welcome to our annual newsletter. As the snow is thawing and we are enjoying some spring sunshine we thought we would send you an update of the exciting projects we are involved with. We have lots of plans for the year ahead including celebrating our 20th anniversary whilst working hard to manage and maintain… Read more »
We are taking over Knightor Winery on Friday 20 October, for a FABULOUS FEAST of our homegrown produce. On the morning of the feast, we’ll be picking a selection of fresh produce from the nursery, before splitting into kitchen and front of house teams to deliver the feast. Please join us for this fantastic event,… Read more »
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Happy new year! Here’s a news update for you, with just some of our highlights from the past few months. Our Feast Night at Knightor Winery went very well and it was a great night for everyone involved. We raised some valuable funds and our guys did a fantastic job with the cooking and serving – what… Read more »
What a wonderful summer we’re having down at the nursery. Here’s our latest news update… On the evening of Friday 2nd September we will be taking over Knightor Winery and Restaurant. The menu will include our produce, freshly picked that morning. Our guys and Ken will be front of house serving and chatting, while… Read more »
Great news! Phil has been given a Highly Commended Volunteer of the Year award for his work at the Eden Café in St Austell. We are so pleased for Phil and his family. Congratulations Phil on your very well deserved award.
Radio Devon recently recorded 90 minutes of conversation between Ken and Lorraine for Radio 4’s The Listening Project. This will be forwarded to Radio 4 after being aired on Radio Devon, for possible national broadcast. It will be stored in The British Library as part of The Listening Project. If you want to hear an… Read more »
The People and Gardens team are turning their hands to modelling! We’re holding a fashion show in The Gallery at the Eden Project on 22 November 2014. Designers from across Cornwall will be showing their exciting collections on the catwalk. There will also be a hair demonstration, a performance by Cornwall’s Rock Choir and the… Read more »
We won! So all our practice was worthwhile. Sunday’s annual cricket match against The Eden Project was a resounding success for the People and Gardens team. Under Bill’s captaincy, and sporting a smart new kit (thank you to everyone who donated through our crowdfunding appeal) we just won in the last over. A fabulous day… Read more »