Category Archive: Workshops

  • LOVE your sewing machine

    WE LOVE our #GreenSquirrel community and you let us know what types of skills you wanted to learn this year…

  • Create an upcycled urban garden

    Last weekend we were at RHS Cardiff…dreaming of this glorious weather that is now upon us! Despite the dreary weather…

  • The Green Squirrel Story

    When Hannah Garcia knocked on the door of my flat in Adamsdown back in 2012 to collect a tonne of…

  • A Squirrely year ahead…

    Skill up in 2017 with the Green Squirrel! It was nearly a year ago that we launched the first Green…

  • Our Love Food Hate Waste Cook up!

    Did you know… almost 50% of the total amount of food thrown away in the UK comes from our homes….

  • who made my clothes?

    It’s #FashionRevolution week and last night our Green Squirrel hosted a ‘Revive your wardrobe’ workshop with The Sustainable Studio. We…

  • Waste Not, Save More

    We’ve had a really positive start to the new year here at Green City. We are lucky enough to be…

  • Wonderful willow!

    We LOVE willow – in fact I am looking out of my office window right now at a living willow…

  • Five favourite forages

    Summer is coming to a close and Autumn is approaching… possibly not what you want to hear at the end…

  • Building a community Earth Oven

    We had a wonderful weekend in the rain and shine building an earth oven for the new community allotment at…

  • Sustainable fashion with Zolibeau

    We are very excited to have Sarah and Julia from Zolibeau running our Sustainable fashion workshop this month on Wednesday…

  • Meet Jane the Shepherdess

    We’re very lucky to have Jane Bisset of the Kennixton Flock running our upcoming Spin your own yarn workshop on…

  • Making an edible container pond

    My little urban garden is full of various pots and containers of all shapes and sizes – they are easy…

  • Basketry Camp!

    Jules from the Rural Skills Trust tells us about her experiences with willow and basketry as well as an opportunity…

  • Common questions about beekeeping

    Dinah Sweet is the Chairman of the Cardiff Vale and Valleys Beekeepers Association and has been keeping bees and training…

  • 5 top tips for small urban growing spaces

    A year ago we moved house and I found myself faced with the challenge of transforming a typical urban gravel…

  • The Wales we want

    A couple of weeks ago I was invited to meet with David and Mari from Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales….

  • Pop up food waste cafe photo blog

    Photos from our Pop up Food waste cafe with Lia’s Kitchen on 21 Feb. Our participants cooked lots of tasty…

  • Kitchen & garden remedies

    We are very excited to be hosting a brand new Kitchen and garden remedies practical workshop this March, led by…

  • Win yourself a workshop!

    Win a place on our small urban gardens workshop… We are delighted to announce that our new range of Skills…

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Our workshops make lovely Christmas gifts for your eco-conscious friends and family! If you buy a #greensquirrel gift voucher then they can choose from an exciting range of #greenskills workshops hosted in #Cardiff next year. ow.ly/2gUx50jVpVd pic.twitter.com/DP9GDFo3j2