Let’s build back better from the pandemic

Let’s build back better from the pandemic

Every day we hear more downbeat news about how the pandemic is damaging our economy. Much is being made about building back better – that the government needs to create an economy that is greener, fairer and more resilient to future shocks. How can we as...
What is forest bathing anyway?

What is forest bathing anyway?

If you have ever heard people talking about forest bathing, you may have wondered – what on earth are they talking about? So here is Roots for the Future’s quick guide to forest bathing, what it is and how to do it. Forest bathing, put simply, is a mindful walk...
Roots for the Future’s third annual report

Roots for the Future’s third annual report

As a community interest company limited by guarantee we are obliged to report our activities each year to Companies House. This blog is adapted from the section which asks for a general account of the company’s activities in the year, along with how they have...
Hedgerows for the Future

Hedgerows for the Future

Last month Roots for the Future concluded six more planting sessions at Charterhouse school. This was the third year in a row we have partnered with the school to engage Year 9 in planting trees on the school grounds.     Luckily we managed to complete the...
Roots for the Future’s second annual report

Roots for the Future’s second annual report

Roots for the Future’s activities and impact in our second year Roots for the Future CIC brings people together to plant trees near to where they live. Our mission is to engage communities in tree planting to cultivate a lasting legacy of environmental sustainability....
Cubs finish the hedgerow

Cubs finish the hedgerow

In March we started a hedgerow with St Edmund’s year 5 pupils BUT we only got halfway along (despite planting 170 saplings!). So in came the local cubs to plant the rest of it. For Cubs, aged between 8 and 10 ½, excitement and adventure are key. Their programme...