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Friday, 02nd December 2016 12:09pm by Petersham Nurseries

In the UK alone, we drink over 70 million cups of coffee a day half a million tonnes of waste each year. Usually coffee waste cannot be composted and tends to end up in general waste.

As a restaurant, we believe it is imperative that we dispose of all our waste responsibly. This is why we are developing a partnership with bio-bean, a pioneering clean technology company who recycle coffee waste and turn it into carbon neutral advanced biofuels, creating local sustainable energy. Bio-bean now recy...


Combating Air Pollution

Friday, 11th December 2015 12:44pm by Francesco Boglione

We just received this newsletter from our local MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston, Zac Goldsmith, which we would like to share with you. 

At Petersham Nurseries are privileged to be located adjacent to Richmond Park and Petersham Meadow within London’s historic Thames landscape 'Arcadia' - which runs along the Thames from Teddington to Kew. 

As areas of incredible beauty and sensitivity we believe they are worthy of preservation for the enjoyment of residents and visitors alike – and importa...


AHA Myanmar Cycle

Saturday, 29th August 2015 11:01am by Petersham Nurseries

Action Against Hunger Myanmar Cycle

This September our Head Chef Damian Clisby joins a team of intrepid chefs and food industry experts as they embark on an exciting new cycling challenge across Myanmar, also known as Burma, in a bid to raise over £100,000 for Action Against Hunger's lifesaving programmes around the world.

“Action Against Hunger really hits home for me, I have been fortunate enough to work with great people and amazing food; never having to struggle to find great produce or the ti...


School Food Matters

Saturday, 20th June 2015 02:22pm by Petersham Nurseries

School Food Matters at Petersham Nurseries June 2015

Kitchen Garden Ideas with help from Petersham Nurseries 

In the last three years we have decided to focus and evolve, to "donate our expertise", proactively helping our most immediate local neighbouring schools primarily through the School Food Matters scheme. This has seen us donate mature fruit trees, vegetable seed collections, as well as our time, and offer a special further discount to all schools in the Borough as part of this wonderful scheme since 2013. The education of the next generatio...

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