Introducing Wellbeing in the Woods

In February ITF launched a new project based in Sheffield called ‘Wellbeing in the Woods’. The project works with young people aged 16 – 24 years who have been homeless and are now living in supported accommodation. It aims to improve their confidence and wellbeing by engaging them in practical woodland activities. ITF is working…

ITF attends the Royal Cornwall Show

On Thursday 7th June, Paul Laird, ITF Programmes Manager, and his daughter Miriam represented ITF at the Royal Cornwall Show. ITF took part in the Prince’s Countryside Parade showcasing all the countryside charities that Prince Charles supports. The event, organised as a celebration of Prince Charles’ 70th birthday, was a great success, finishing just before…

My Mount Kenya Tree Challenge

The key to a greener planet is in our hands… My name is Aida Tamulyte. I’m a Machine Operator at Clipper Teas in Dorset. Last year, I was lucky enough to be selected as one of two employees from Wessanen UK to go and see first-hand the projects we are supporting through our partnership with…

Multifunctional Agriculture: At Last, a Solution and ‘Plan B’ for Africa

A practical, appropriate and effective solution to Africa’s food and nutritional insecurity has eluded everyone for over 100 years1. Since colonial days, conventional thinking has been based on the misconception that what works in temperate latitudes must work in the tropics and sub-tropics. This thinking fails to understand the very different biophysical, social and economic conditions…