How many estate agents does it take….

How many estate agents does it take….

to plant some trees? On Wednesday it took four. We are delighted that Chantries & Pewleys have chosen Roots for the Future for a corporate responsibility partnership. A chilly Wednesday in late November brought out four enthusiastic members of their team to help...

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Outdoor classroom day

Outdoor classroom day

Last week we held a (late) outdoor classroom day planting at St Mark and All Saints school in Godalming. The two week delay did not dampen the enthusiasm for spending a lesson outside doing something wonderful for the environment. Outdoor Classroom Day 2021 coincided...

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Godalming Town wins Green Gala Tree

Godalming Town wins Green Gala Tree

The Town of Godalming is the lucky winner of a tree that we planted on Thursday 11th November in Broadwater Park, Godalming. Roots for the Future held a raffle at Godalming’s Green Gala in August. The winning ticket holder was Town Councillor Shirley Faraday who...

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Mini groves in Farnham

Mini groves in Farnham

We planted 10 mini groves of trees with Hale Academy in Farnham last week. 38 children from Year 4 braved the drizzle and mud to plant 50 saplings in the park behind their school. We planted them in clumps of 5 trees along a pathway that leads from the housing estate...

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Our guided tree walk

Our guided tree walk

We were delighted to be invited back to host an event for Godalming's Staycation last month.  With life starting to get back to something that resembles the pre-pandemic world, Godalming Town Council hosted Staycation again in August. Roots for the Future led a guided...

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Godalming’s Green Gala

Godalming’s Green Gala

Godalming Town Council is hosting the first ever Godalming Green Gala, an event all about living sustainably and protecting the environment. The Green Gala is taking place on Saturday 14 August from 11am until 4pm in the Bury’s Field, Godalming.  It promises to be a...

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Sharing the love for trees

Sharing the love for trees

Join us for a walk during Godalming’s Staycation, Broadwater Park, Wednesday 11th August, 2 – 4pm Staycation is back! Godalming Town Council is hosting Staycation again and we are delighted to have been invited back to host an event. Join Roots for the Future for a...

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634 trees + 345 pupils = nature-based fun

634 trees + 345 pupils = nature-based fun

In March Roots for the Future led 14 tree planting workshops with each class at Loseley Field’s primary school in Godalming. Thanks to a grant from Godalming Town Council we planted 610 saplings and 13 semi-established trees into two new hedgerows covering a 122 m...

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Little baby Christmas trees!

Little baby Christmas trees!

Roots for the Future is selling these little baby Christmas trees this month to raise funds for our community tree planting projects. Purchasing one not only supports Roots for the Future’s work, but also supports other local enterprises. The trees come from Santa Fir...

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It’s National tree week, so we planted some

It’s National tree week, so we planted some

Thanks to the generosity of the Hall Hunter Foundation, two classes of Key Stage 2 pupils from St Mark’s and All Saints School planted hazel trees on Tuesley farm to celebrate National tree week. The pupils  assisted Hall Hunter employees in planting new native...

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