Environment and resources
About this theme
This theme covers all aspects of the natural and man-made environment and the resources deriving from it, including environmental development and conservation, sustainability, agriculture, food, climate, and energy. It is one of the eight universal themes which form our grantmaking framework and allow us to address every aspect of society. Fellows’ stories
The social enterprise founded by Anna de la Vega (CF 2016), The Urban Worm, has been awarded funding from the National Lottery Community Fund this month. The funding will support 1,000 schools, community groups and households who are interested in worm farming.
By Anna de la Vega, 2021
Photographer Ed Hall (CF 2020) has curated an exhibition for Leeds Museum this month. The exhibition highlights the importance of insects in natural history collections and ways of digitally preserving them, which is the topic of Ed’s Fellowship.
By Ed Hall, 2021
Grower Tom Cannon (CF 2019) has contributed learnings from his Fellowship to an article about nuts published on the BBC website this month. Tom’s Fellowship explored ways of strengthening rural economies through cobnut farming.
By Tom Cannon, 2021