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Plant Your Future’s Knowledge Exchange Visit to Madre de Dios

12 Jun , 2024 Blog

Recently, Plant Your Future engaged in a knowledge exchange program that took its staff from Ucayali to Madre de Dios. This initiative, funded by the Old Dart Foundation through the Open University, aimed to facilitate learning and collaboration between different regions. We extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Lucy Dablin and the Open University for […]

Sandfield Nursery – Partying to Protect the Rainforest

10 Aug , 2023 Blog

Sandfield Nursery – Partying to Protect the Rainforest

Our supporters are Plating the Future! Sandfield Nursery – Partying to Protect the Rainforest. Sandfield Nursery hosted a fantastic rainforest-themed party to wrap up their season! This year, the children have been learning about the importance of preserving our precious ecosystems. They chose to donate to Plant your Future to support our work in restoring […]

How ecosystem services can help restore the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest

1 Jul , 2023 Blog

How ecosystem services can help restore the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest

We’re delighted to feature in ‘Voice of the Jungle’ this week with an explainer from Dr Luis Campos Baca on how payments for ecosystem services, in this case through the sale of carbon offsets, can help smallholder farmers to adopt more sustainable farming and reforest their land through agroforestry in the Amazon.  

Inspiring words from one of our long-term supporters, Sophie Holroyd

17 May , 2023 Blog

Inspiring words from one of our long-term supporters, Sophie Holroyd

From right to left – Kitty Holroyd, Sophie Holroyd, Sam Botterill & Jenny Henman (founder of Plant your Future), enjoying prosecco at the event! Sophie’s heartfelt words remind us of how many people share our passion, mission and vision. Each one of our supporters contribute to the success of Plant your Future in a different […]

Reflections on Earth Day 2023 from our Chairman and Founder, Jenny Henman

23 Apr , 2023 Blog

Reflections on Earth Day 2023 from our Chairman and Founder, Jenny Henman

It my pleasure to write to you on Earth Day 2023 and share some reflections on this important day. Earth Day was founded by Gaylord Nelson with the purpose of raising awareness of the need to protect the Earth’s natural resources for future generations, and promote sustainable stewardship and justice. I thoroughly recommend watching this short and inspiring film […]

Listen to our latest BBC Radio 4 Appeal with Frances Tophill

5 Aug , 2022 Blog

On Sunday 24th July, Frances Tophill, British horticulturist, author, and television presenter, narrated Plant Your Future’s radio appeal on BBC 4, broadcasting our message of hope and regeneration to thousands of listeners all over the country. Have a listen to the full broadcast here! (BBC donation link is now inactive). If you feel inspired to […]

Restoring our rainforest home: Sergio’s story from the Peruvian Amazon

3 Dec , 2021 Blog

Restoring our rainforest home: Sergio’s story from the Peruvian Amazon

Sergio Lopez, who works for Plant Your Future as the Programme Coordinator for Loreto, shares his experience of growing up in the rainforest and witnessing the devastating reality and consequences of deforestation, over hunting and climate change. I grew up in the community of Varadero de Omeguas, a small village located on the banks of […]

What inspires Plant Your Future’s match donor?

1 Dec , 2021 Blog

What inspires Plant Your Future’s match donor?

Our Big Give Christmas Challenge has started with a bang and we’ve been overwhelmed by the support, raising over £16,200 in just the first few days.  For one week only, until midday on Tuesday 7 Dec 2021, every donation will be doubled. To celebrate this fantastic way of making twice the impact with your support, we’re […]

Amazon restoration success despite COVID: a Q&A interview with expert Patricia Romero

29 Jul , 2021 Blog

Amazon restoration success despite COVID: a Q&A interview with expert Patricia Romero

At Plant Your Future, our team has just finished planting a massive 40,458 native trees across the Peruvian Amazon. Despite the challenges that the pandemic brought, this planting season has been our most successful yet. This could not have been achieved without the heroic effort and dedication off our team in Peru, especially our Managing Director, Patricia Romero.  […]

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