11.30am ' 1pm
Michael Smythe (Director, Nomad), Margaret Cox & Sarah Beydoun (Teesdale & Hollybush Residents Association) introduce and take visitors on a tour of the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve and wider growing projects across the estate, including discussion of the residents' ambition to become self-sufficient.
1pm ' 2pm
Soup and salad served, from plants grown on the Phytology site
Value in the Unremarkable
2pm ' 2.45pm
Ken Greenaway (keeper of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park and Ackroyd Drive Green Local Nature Reserve) discusses the benefits of biodiverse urban ecosystems.
Day ticket £7, book: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/seeding-the-city-talks-walks-and-sustenance-17-18-may-tickets-11073401843
Bethnal Green Nature Reserve
Middleton Street, Bethnal Green
London E2 9RG
This event is part of Human-Nature: art, horticulture & choreography across the growing season, a new year-long series of exhibitions, talks, workshops and performances produced by Siobhan Davies Dance exploring the dynamics of the relationship between people and plants.