NEW DATE – Diversify to Survive: Maria Benjamin talks about her recent visit to Nepal
Date: 26 May 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
It is essential you RSVP using the ‘Book Here’ button above
Please arrive by 6:50pm for 7:00pm start
For those wanting to stay for dinner, The Farmer’s Arms kitchen will be serving wood-fired pizza until 8.30pm
The Farmer’s Arms, Lowick Green – LA12 8DT
Local farmer and Farmer’s Arms supplier, Maria Benjamin of Dodgson Wood, joins us to share her recent experience teaching soap making to marginalised women in Nepal’s Chitwan National Park.
Invited by Clean City Global, a not-for-profit social enterprise focused on implementing community-led solutions to waste management, food abundance and water security, Maria was part of their work to support the women find sustainable business solutions to secure their own their futures within the National Park’s community.
The talk will be 1 hour long and will be broadcast through zoom, contact us for a log in.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Maria Benjamin is from Scotland but lived in London where she gained a Masters Degree in Fine Art from Goldsmiths. Since joining her partner John Atkinson on his farm, she has put her energy into making the most of what the farm produces in an ethical and sustainable way, developing the diversification side of the business, including accommodation, a wool brand and a soap and skincare business.