Event Details

  • When: Saturday, 11 May 2019
  • 1:30pm to 5:30pm


    (parking £4 per car - no buses or dogs please)

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EVENT: The Opening of The Biodynamic Botanic Garden at Emerson College

EVENT: The Opening of The Biodynamic Botanic Garden at Emerson College

Join us as we celebrate becoming one of the first Biodynamic Botanical Gardens in Europe.

The purpose of the garden is to unite botany and herbal medicine with biodynamic practice and anthroposophical principles. To create a peaceful, inspirational forum for learning and conservation, for health and wellbeing for all living beings.


Come and hear guest speakers:

Dr Eleni Maloupi & Dr Nikos Krigasbotanists at the Balkan Botanic Garden at Kroussia Mountains, Greece

Laura Stannard - medical herbalist and president of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists

Nir Halfon - biodynamic farming trainer and teacher, garden manager at Old Plawhatch Farm

Allan Jenkins - editor of Observer Food Monthly, author, early riser, and keen biodynamic gardener


Relax and enjoy:

  • Guided tours of the medicinal herb garden, the ornamental garden and the vegetable garden led by botanists, medical herbalists and biodynamic gardeners.
  • Biodynamic café serving coffee, tea, herb teas, cakes and scones with vegan and gluten-free options
  • Bookshop with new and second-hand books
    Biodynamic plant stall with herbs and flowers from the garden

The Biodynamic Botanic Garden at Emerson College is a collaboration between the Emerson College Trust and the NIMH Education Fund with support from the Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) and ArbNet