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Julia Cardwell

Julia is passionate about the importance of working in community to heal ourselves and our connection with the environment. Through studying to gain a BSc in Geography and Environmental Science, Julia found community gardens to be a solution to most of the challenges we face today. Since then, Julia has been working and volunteering at community gardens, including working as the Events Coordinator to engage the community at Kelmarna Gardens, this included organizing the first Kelmarna Spring Festival and numerous working bees. Julia is currently working on creating an Urban Agriculture Social Enterprise with support from a group she is a part of, Kai Auckland. She also makes amazing herbal tea and wild pesto; sometimes goes by the name Julia Oceanchild and is running the marketing campaign for chickweed. #chickweedisthenewkale