Event preview: Superfood season, Chelsea Physic Garden, London, until October 31 2013
Superfoods are all the nutrient-dense rage these days, and the summer season at London’s Physic Garden is embracing the power of veg in typically expert style.
© Charlie Hopkinson
Joy Larkcom – the “doyenne of organic vegetable growing”, no less – is turning up to discuss growing your own unusual and exotic foods.
Mark Diacono, whose Otter Farm is the home of olive orchards, peaches, pecans, Szechuan peppers and vineyards, is certain to provide another passionate argument for homemade greens.
And across the rest of the next few months there are behind-the-scenes tours of the glorious gardens, introductions to beekeeping and hedgerow remedies, compost clinics, family activity days and arty sessions focusing on photography and printmaking.