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LEadership Event

On Tuesday 24th November, 7-9pm, I’ll be taking part in the Eco Resolution Leadership Event. I, along with other speakers, will be exploring what makes a good leader and how to be an effective change maker through a climate crisis. It’s free and online. So you can join us from anywhere. 

Podcast

I was honoured to be a guest on the latest episode of Untelevised Podcast. We explored the idea of grassroots work; what it is, why people work that way etc. You can listen to this episode, and many more by clicking the link below.

COnference

I recently got to speak at the National Permaculture Convergence. I got to discuss how we can use permaculture in innovative ways to care for people and value the marginalised. Click below to find out more and watch back.

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Recently Tomé Morrissy-Swan from the Daily Telegraph paid a visit to our gardens. Watch the video to hear what he had to say about our work. Or read the full article by clicking the link below.

Hiphop Conference

This September I’ll be taking part in the European Hip Hop Studies Network Meeting. It’s taking place online and live from Rotterdam. The line-up is full of hip hop scholars, artists, graffiti specialists and urban culture experts. Come and join the conversation.

#PEakDistrictproud

I recently visited the Peak District National Park to share a simple but important message – pick up your litter! I got to share some music about the effect litter can have on our environment, (and over 11k people are loving it so far). Click below to watch the full video. 

Green Festival

On Tuesday 26th May I will be taking part in a discussion about Resilient Communities hosted by the Green Party. Come along to this online festival and learn what about how you can play in part in #GreenRecovery and enhance community resilience.

Fundraising

We are raising money to secure our own grounds at May Project Gardens. Find out more below.  We’d love your support. 

Podcast

I was recently featured on the Migrant Ground Podcast, by HAVEN Coffee, a social enterprise serving fair trade, ethically sourced organic coffees with a social mission of promoting refugee arts.

Ethical Consumer

May Project Gardens was recently featured in the Ethical Consumer blog. It discusses our fundraising campaign and the real social change we hope to see.

Podcast

I was recently featured on an episode of the Prompted By Nature podcast. I spoke about biodiversity, creativity and safe spaces in urban settings. You can listen to the full episode below.

Threads Radio

I was recently a guest on Threads Radio, discussing fundraising.  Threads are currently fundraising for Refugee Week. Donations will be split between grassroots projects, including May Project Gardens. 

Tree Planting

It was a privillage to take part in the Big Climate Fightback with the woodland trust. They are inspiring young people to take part in reforestation and giving back to the planet. Watch this video to find out more about the great work that they are doing.

FreeDom Now Track

The very first song from our Hip Hop Garden programme with ChooseLove is out now. It tells the moving story of 6 young boys who travelled to the UK alone in search of a better life, leading behind families in Eritrea, Ethiopia & Vietnam. All of the proceeds from the track goes to the boys, to support the live they are building. Help make their future brighter by purchasing the track, for just £5!

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Read this beautiful piece by Ruby Tandoh  about Esiah Levy’s life, and food growing in London by POC. Esiah was a young, black grower from Croydon, who shared his seeds and kindness, with strangers across the world, for free, until he tragically died. If you want to support Esiah’s legacy or his family’s wishes, you can donate to any of the projects mentioned at the end of the article.

Blog

I was recently featured in ‘Julie’s Bicycle’ blog. It’s a great way to learn more about May Project Gardens; the team, the projects, our goals & future plans. Read all about it.

XR Lambeth Uprising

Last month I had the privilege of performing at the Extinction RebellionLambeth Uprising. There has been a wave of increased awareness and concern about climate breakdown. So much of the music I make is about adding to that conversation. Check out the full performance videos.

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Have a read of this great article about May Project Gardens and Hip Hop Garden, published in ‘I am Hip-Hop’ Magazine.

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