Tony Martin

Tony Martin

Editor of Growing Green International Magazine

Tony Martin became veggie in 1978 and then vegan in 1986 for the sake of the animals. He has always been interested in gardening since sampling real food grown in his grandparents garden when he was about 8. After growing for 13 years in a 1/20 of an acre garden in Derbyshire he decided he needed a bigger play space and 15 years ago brought 5.5 acres of Welsh hillside and planted over 12,500 trees and hundreds of fruit bushes. A year ago he took over as editor of the Vegan Organic Network magazine Growing Green International (GGI)

He is interested in permaculture having completed a PDC with Aranya in 2012, organised two vegan PDCs on his land and has had articles published in GGI and Permaculture magazine.

Saturday
1:00

Permaculture, What is it? and How Can it Benefit Me?

Permaculture is about designing systems to work in harmony with the planet rather than fighting it. By observing what already works in nature we can create gardens and farms with inbuilt resilience that reduces the need for physical labour and technology. Tony Martin, is the editor of Growing Green International, the magazine of the Vegan Organic Network and became veggie in 1978 and then vegan in 1986. He has always been interested in gardening since sampling real food grown in his grandparents garden when he was about 8. After growing for 13 years in a 1/20 of an acre garden in Derbyshire he decided he needed a bigger play space and in 2003 brought 5.5 acres of Welsh hillside and planted over 12,500 trees and hundreds of fruit bushes.

Veganic Growing full timetable

Sunday
12:00

Permaculture, What is it? and How Can it Benefit Me?

Permaculture is about designing systems to work in harmony with the planet rather than fighting it. By observing what already works in nature we can create gardens and farms with inbuilt resilience that reduces the need for physical labour and technology. Tony Martin, is the editor of Growing Green International, the magazine of the Vegan Organic Network and became veggie in 1978 and then vegan in 1986. He has always been interested in gardening since sampling real food grown in his grandparents garden when he was about 8. After growing for 13 years in a 1/20 of an acre garden in Derbyshire he decided he needed a bigger play space and in 2003 brought 5.5 acres of Welsh hillside and planted over 12,500 trees and hundreds of fruit bushes.

Veganic Growing full timetable