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How a GP co-op is sowing the seeds of healthy eating | Anna Bawden | Society | The Guardian

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Gardening in Primary Healthcare, A Model from the UK:

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     On the outskirts of London in one of its poorest boroughs, a collaboration among primary healthcare physicians is integrating gardening and healthy eating into their practices. This is an outstanding model for shaping a new vision for primary health services.The Lambeth GP Food Co-operative is a pioneering approach to using gardening for multiple purposes in promoting mental and physical wellbeing of patients. It could be adapted in many ways to suit individual needs in other communities. Kudos to The Guardian for the story!

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“A pioneering scheme sees patients find solace in getting their hands dirty at their local doctor’s surgery…”

Source: How a GP co-op is sowing the seeds of healthy eating | Anna Bawden | Society | The Guardian

Sicily, Courtesy of design-dautore magazine

Sicily,
Courtesy of design-dautore magazine

Sicily, Courtesy of design-dautore magazine

Sicily,
Courtesy of design-dautore magazine

The Creative Apothecary Applauds Integrating Gardening into Primary Healthcare!