Growing Minds: Cultivating positive Mental Health and Green Living Workshop

by | Mar 16, 2024 | All posts, Health Sciences | 0 comments

Are you passionate about environmental sustainability and mental health? If so, we invite you to join us during “The Great Big Green Week” as we delve into the fascinating intersection of these crucial topics. Interested? Register here

Nature and Mental Well-being:

Did you know that spending time in nature can have a profound impact on mental well-being? Our workshop will shine a light on the positive effects of nature on mental health from our experts with lived experience.

Lived expert Insights:

Join us as our experts share their lived experiences and insights into how nature can benefit mental well-being. From reducing stress and anxiety to promoting a sense of calm and inner peace, nature has the remarkable ability to heal and rejuvenate our minds and bodies. Through personal anecdotes and scientific research, our experts will shed light on the therapeutic power of spending time in natural surroundings.

Foraging in the UK Wild:

In addition to exploring the mental health benefits of nature, our workshop will also delve into the practice of foraging in the UK wild. Learn about the abundance of edible plants and mushrooms that can be found in our natural landscapes and discover the joy of harvesting your own food from the wild. From identifying safe and nutritious wild foods to sustainable foraging practices, our experts will provide valuable insights and tips for exploring the culinary delights of nature.

Creative Engagement:

But our event isn’t just about learning – it’s also about getting hands-on and engaging your creative side. Take part in our hands-on crafts activities and unleash your creativity while promoting sustainability. These activities not only provide a fun and enjoyable experience but also reinforce the connection between personal health and the health of the planet.

Share Your Voice:

Don’t be shy – we want to hear from you! Join us as we delve into the realm of environmental sustainability and share your unique perspective and insights. Whether you’re an environmental enthusiast or new to the concept of sustainability, your voice matters. Share what sustainability means to you and contribute to a meaningful discussion about how we can create a more sustainable future for all.


Join us during “The Great Big Green Week” for an inspiring and informative event that explores the intersection of environmental sustainability and mental well-being. Together, let’s celebrate the beauty of nature, unleash our creativity, and work towards a brighter and more sustainable future for ourselves and generations to come.

Event Details: Hulme Community Garden Centre, Sat, 8 Jun 2024 10:00 – 15:00 BST

Interested Register here


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