Green Futures Newton Abbot is a community-based initiative managed by two Co-ordinators

Andrew Rothery  Bsc. MSc.

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I have a background in community environmental work and over the last 25 years I have managed projects within local government, the health service and the voluntary sector.

With a particular interest in the importance of local food resilience and our personal relationships with the natural world around us, I have always found that the most significant driver of individual and social change is the degree to which it brings happiness and a sense of wellbeing.

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As a Gardener and fully qualified Ecotherapist, I have a passion for working outdoors; be it directly with the earth or therapeutically in the landscape.  Previously as a Public Artist I have worked with vulnerable people in prisons, hospitals and with youth groups. 

 

Throughout my work experiences I have developed a strong belief that the connection we have with our environment shapes our wellbeing, helping not just ourselves, but our community and planet.

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Our Management Committee is Chaired by

Sam Hibbert BSc.

I have qualifications in Social Care and Medical Herbalism and worked in a wide range of business sectors in my 20’s. In my ‘30’s I became a mother and have been involved in a variety of community initiatives to support the education and wellbeing of children in nature. I have a strong interest in locally-sourced produce, botanical health remedies and horses.

If you would like to find out a bit more about us and what some of our supporters think of us, you can watch a short video by clicking on the image below.

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We would like to thank all of our Volunteers, Supporters and Suppliers.

Individual Supporters / Volunteers

Chris, John, Melinda, Ollie, Slavka, Steve

Supporters

We gratefully acknowledge the support of the following organisations:

Suppliers

A list of some great local suppliers:

(and one not so-local but very ethical supplier)