May 10. British Flowers Rock, with Ben Cross
Ben Cross, CPRE Sussex Countryside Award 2020 Award winner, talks about his journey creating a sustainable UK-grown flower business
CPRE Sussex Spring Virtual Talk: ‘British Flowers Rock’ – straight from the greenhouse with Ben Cross of Crossland’s Flowers, Walberton – Tuesday, 10th May, 7.30pm on Zoom
Love cut flowers and are concerned about your carbon footprint or simply curious about this huge industry? Join Sussex flower grower, Ben Cross, from his greenhouses in Walberton and discover his family story and ambitions for a sustainable way forward.
Joining the family business full-time in 2011, Ben has undertaken initiatives to promote sustainable UK grown flowers and cultivated a greater sense of community among his customers. He is leading a campaign to improve labelling of flowers in the UK with the aim of helping us all appreciate and understand the full impact of our flower buying choices.
Ben was our ‘Empowering Communities’ Countryside Award Winner in 2020 and we very much look forward to welcoming him.
Tickets: £5.00 Members; £7.50 Non-members