Therapeutic Horticulture - Shani Shafrir

Sunday, 14 April 2024 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Therapeutic Horticulture
Shani Shafrir is a therapeutic horticulture practitioner who teaches gardening and food-growing skills to school children, people struggling with their mental health and people living with disabilities. She believes that, Nature is a powerful regulator of the nervous system and our relationship with nature is essential to feeling comfortable in our skin. Any daily contact with nature makes a difference.


Shani has run workshops at Bridge Darebin, Ceres, Sustain and in the Goulburn Valley.

If you would like to find out more about Shani's work you can go to her website,

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