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Growing food has become our passion
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Growing food has become our passion

Michelle and Michelangelo Galea – young agriculture enthusiasts. Growing food has become our passion. The journey started when my husband Michelangelo and I decided to have a go at growing broad beans. Years later we are growing a variety of organic fruits and vegetables for ourselves and our family, looking at the idea of food growth in...

BeeAware Course
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BeeAware Course

Fully Booked! (Fill in the form below to register on the waiting list)  A BeeAware Course is being organised as part of our Nature Therapy and BeeCause initatives. This course intends to give people the opportunity to get involved in beekeeping and to train qualified volunteers to volunteer with Friends of the Earth Malta. This introductory course...

Nature Therapy open day at Villa Chelsea
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Nature Therapy open day at Villa Chelsea

Together, Friends of the Earth Malta and the Richmond Foundation, have designed and implemented the Nature Therapy project. Through workshops and activities such as vegetable and herb planting, composting, pollinator friendly flower planting, and building garden furniture from pallets, the project engages the clients and support staff of the community at Villa Chelsea in nature...

Garden Helper (P/t) Ref:1801
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Garden Helper (P/t) Ref:1801

*This position has now been filled – please click here to check out our other opportunities Villa Chelsea, the site of our Nature Therapy project, is a a therapeutic community managed by the Richmond Foundation that provides a residential and day community-based programme and respite care for persons with mental health problems, and supports clients...

A Green Take On Integration
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A Green Take On Integration

The benefits of community gardening for migrant and local communities Last month the Ministry for European Affairs and Equality released the much awaited Migrant Interaction Strategy and Action Plan, which will enable all migrants, including EU citizens (though some would rather be referred to as expats) to voluntarily submit a request to be integrated. The...

Therapy through Nature project kicks off with gardening workshop & clean-up
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Therapy through Nature project kicks off with gardening workshop & clean-up

In the Therapy through Nature project, Friends of the Earth Malta has partnered with the Richmond Foundation to engage their clients and support staff in nature therapy activities at the garden of Villa Chelsea, a therapeutic community managed by the Richmond Foundation that provides a residential and day community-based programme and respite care for persons...