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‘Unearthed: On Race and Roots and How the Soil Taught Me I Belong’ (Online)

Tuesday, 20th September 2022, 19:00 - 20:00

‘Unearthed: On Race and Roots and How the Soil Taught Me I Belong’ (Online)
‘Unearthed: On Race and Roots, and How the Soil Taught Me I Belong’ – Claire Ratinon in conversation with Sarah Webley

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Claire Ratinon is an organic food grower and writer based in East Sussex. Claire has grown edible plants in a variety of roles from growing organic vegetables for the Ottolenghi restaurant, Rovi to delivering workshops throughout London. Claire has been invited to share her growing journey in talks for organisations including the Barbican Centre, Tate Liverpool, Charleston House and Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh, as well as presenting features for Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time. Her writing has been featured in The New Statesman, Bloom Magazine and Waitrose Food Magazine. She co-wrote the pamphlet, ‘Horticultural Appropriation’ for Rough Trade Books with artist, Sam Ayre and her first book, ‘How To Grow Your Dinner Without Leaving The House’ was published in August 2020. Her new book, ‘Unearthed: On Race and Roots, and How the Soil Taught Me I Belong,’ is out now.

Photography by: Christian Cassiel


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Tuesday, 20th September 2022
19:00 - 20:00

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