Enabling everyone to imagine, fund & launch local projects that bring Worcestershire to life
Learn and develop knowledge and understanding of the outside space, as it is a much richer context than the indoors. Involving yourself in group tasks, learning, participating, creating a healthy body and a healthy mind. These will all play a pivotal role in self-esteem and raising confidence. A feel good factor in supporting local homeless shelter with fresh produce that you have participated in growing.Now we know not everyone has green fingers, but they would still like to be involved in some form of activity outdoors. So, we needed to find another project that was in line with our ethos of working with nature and supporting the environment. Ever wondered how honey is made, then a beekeeping experience is for you. If you’re thinking of keeping bees yourself, this project gives you an excellent insight into what being a beekeeper involves. All equipment and protective suits are provided, hands on experience on how to do an inspection and finally to the point of extracting the honey.
What we'll deliver:
Why it's a great idea:
1 promote an improvement in mental health 2 to enable veterans to gain new skills 3 to make new friendships 4 to work socialise with like minded ex service personnel 5 to have a sense of belonging 6 to give veterans empowerment 7 to promote healthy living and healthy lifestyle 8 to give veterans a sense of purpose 9 to break barriers between civilian and military volunteers 10 to produce food for the homeless in Worcester 11 to a place of safety for volunteers to attend. (Veteran & Senior Caseworker) Improvements in their physical and mental well-being. Increase your skills and knowledge about how to grow your own fruit and vegetables. Learn how to reuse and recycle more of your resources, working closely with nature and benefiting the environment. Eating fresher and healthier seasonal food. Supporting the homeless in the community.
Steps to get it done:
The outdoor programmes has had a huge impact on veterans mental health, seeing them working closely with civilians. Bringing the community together, bridging the gap, working together and benefiting the homeless with fresh produce . A healthy body will equal a healthy mind.
About the space
Worcester City Council
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