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Weʼre raising £4,000 to establish a Permaculture Garden and Creative Outdoor Learning Environment to support Children and Young People in North Wales

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Juniper and The Buzz is a grassroots, non-profit Community Project that was started by Jessica, a budding environmentalist, aspiring Art Therapist and graduate in Early Childhood Education, in the early days of Summer 2018.

Born in North Wales and inspired by nature from a young age, Jessica began returning to nature seeking it's theraputic qualities as a teenager suffering from mental ill-health.

She has since continued to engage with nature and creativity to support her mental health, which she see's as being synonymous to her well-being.

In 2014, Jessica graduated from University with a 1st Class BA (Hons). Having studied "learning" in both indoor and outdoor environments, she completed her studies researching "Environmental Education for Sustainability in Early Childhood Education"

It was not however until she began travelling that she was able to understand the impact that both nature and creativity can have on our overall sense of well-being as a society.

Volunteering at an Artist's residency and Permaculture site in Morocco this year, Jessica experienced exactly that:

"It was in Morocco that I was able to fully engage in concepts like sustainability, permaculture, apiculture, herbalism and creativity and it has changed my life completely

Morocco, being a developing country, is a difficult place to live for many reasons. After returning to North Wales this year I began, for the first time, to believe that I was able to reach for social and environmental change"

Although Jessica admits, this is something she has felt compelled to do since returning from Africa for the first time, aged sixteen:

"My mental health and lack of confidence as a young person held me back for years.

Now my life's work is to establish Juniper and The Buzz, and I aim to extend it to all children and young people in need, because in a society like the one that we currently know, I see these valuable members suffering... "

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    8

    • Marc

      Marc

      Sep 12, 2018

      Thanks for the beautiful honey!

      £10.00

    • Amy Bean

      Amy Bean

      Aug 17, 2018

      Sorry it's not much but I'm wishing you all the best Jessica !! Xx

      £5.00

    • Tom

      Tom

      Aug 17, 2018

      Probably one of the most worthwhile causes there is!

      £10.00

    • Sammo

      Sammo

      Aug 17, 2018

      Smash it girl!

      £10.00

    • Sandra Davies

      Sandra Davies

      Aug 17, 2018

      Never give up, love Mumba x

      £10.00

    • The Money Tree!

      The Money Tree!

      Aug 17, 2018

      keep on watering! 🍃

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 17, 2018

      you are a truly remarkable young lady and mark my words, will make a difference!

      £100.00

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    Jessica Kendrick

    Jessica Kendrick

    North Wales, UK

    An aspiring Art Therapist and Environmentalist working to support children and young people through nature and Creativity. Previously graduating in Early Childhood Education, Jessica now dedicates her time to developing her own Community Project, Juniper and The Buzz.

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