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PROTOTYPING WORKSHOP
Join Charlie Seber and the R-urban-Wick team in building a first prototype for a plant regulated growing system using re-cycled materials. This method of bottom feeding allows plants to go unwatered for long periods of time. Date and location to be announced shortly on our website.

BUILDING WORKSHOPS
We will continue to build the modular system at the back of the WOW milk float and will run a series of public building workshops to allow participation in the building process and learn how to work with re-claimed timber.

EARTHSHIP'S & RE-USE
In January and February we will be teaming up with the Cre8 Center in Hackney Wick who are in the midst of building London's first Earthship, a radically sustainable building made with recycled materials.

www.cre8lifestylecentre.org.uk
www.earthship.com

COMMUNITY GARDEN
We are planning a Hackney Wick Community Garden walk to network the many garden initiatives in the area. If you are involved with gardening or any gardening projects in the vicinity please get in touch.

mail@wickonwheels.net

WICK SESSIONS
From early February we will be continuing to host Wick Sessions – talks, walks and workshops on a regular monthly basis starting in early February 2013. Follow our website for updates.

A WALKING TOUR OF CHARLIE SEBER’S COMFREY FIELD

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JOIN US FOR A VISIT TO CHARLIE SEBER'S COMFREY FIELD IN LEYTON MARSHES

38 years ago Newham resident CHARLIE SEBER adopted an overlooked piece of land in the Lee Valley. Ever since, he has used it to cultivate masses of comfrey. Charlie will give us a guided tour of his field, talk about comfrey' s unique qualities and his many different experiments with the plant.

The walk will set off from the Lee Valley Riding Centre car park, where a workshop will be set up within Wick On Wheels – our mobile project space made from a specially re-purposed milk float. The workshop will feature various experiments from Charlie’s home laboratory, ranging from plant regulated growing systems using recycled bath tubs to a cure for blight using garlic pulp.

WHEN: Sunday 2nd December 2012, from 1 - 3pm
WHERE: Car park outside the Lee Valley Riding Centre, 71 Lea Bridge Rd., London, E10 7QL
RSVP: Places are limited, so please book in advance: mail@household-knowledge.net