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Earth Moves Team
Earth Moves Team (See here for directors)
Tara Hudson is our Communications and Media Officer, creating content to promote the events and social change we do at our community garden, including being the editor of the independent magazine 'Earth Voices.' Tara is currently the Digital Communications Officer for Lewisham Council after attending the Queen Mary University of London, achieving a degree in Genetic science. She has worked in communications for numerous organisations.
Josh is a young queer activist doing valuable work experience by doing Earth Moves' comms. They are also our Youth Outreach Officer, engaging the local community, especially young people, to participate in our workshops and learn practical food growing skills. As a teacher and scout leader, they have valuable skills to run engaging and accessible seminars for young people. They have completed safeguarding training, a First Aid and Mental Health First Aid course, and a DBS check.
Tom is a queer hortecologist and environmentalist, they host foraging nature walks and food growing sessions to connect people with nature. Tom has completed ecological surveys for our community garden and created a permaculture food plan to sustainably grow our food. Tom has gained valuable knowledge from working at numerous farms and is currently working on completing their permaculture qualification. Tom is currently working on a community food project at Earth Moves.
Lo Tierney is an autistic, non-binary, freelance illustrator and graphic designer. They specialise in activism-based art and portraiture, working with many incredible clients, including Earth Moves, where they deliver therapeutic workshops to deal with trauma. Lo is one of our resident artists who helps people connect with nature through their art workshops, including creating murals and zines.
After graduating from Liverpool John Moores University in 2015, Lo has worked with numerous clients, including; The Walker Art Gallery, Open Culture, Comics Youth, The Whitechapel Centre, Convenience Gallery, and Birmingham International Dance Festival.
Tony is a queer activist and artist whose artwork focuses on his sexuality and relationship with religion. O'Connell, one of Earth Moves' resident artists, hosts workshops to encourage a community as we collectively make art installations (including models, murals, and stained glass) for our site. He also hosts mindful printmaking workshops where members mediate to encourage well-being and connectivity with nature.
She has numerous qualifications in food and hygiene, the community meals she hosts at Earth Moves focus on healthy eating and teaching people how to cook nourishing vegan food. Col has been a committed member of our team, attending numerous events since 2017, she has completed our environmental wellbeing course and other training, including a DBS check.
Val Spencer- Has an art background, but she is known for being the chef in the famous vegetarian/vegan cafe 'The Egg' where she worked for over 25 years. She created a variety of recipes and help to make the Egg gallery and cafe famous work-wide. Val is autistic and is an advocate for women with autism.
Kitty and Susie Ford
The Ford's own a vibrant, eco-conscious, vintage fashion brand called Twintage, where they celebrate sustainability. They host many engaging workshops, fashion shows and educational talks about slow fashion and reducing fast fashion waste.
Tomas has 20 years of experience in permaculture design, teaching and practice, having worked in the UK and various European countries. Over the years, he has been active in many fields, emphasizing the restoration of land, buildings, and communities.
Tina Buckley and Alison Joseph - disability consultants. Working together these two help to identify and implement disability innovations at Earth Moves. The women have lived experiences of physical, mental and neurodiversity.