SLOW Living Workshops are a creative agency based in Copenhagen working in the field between horticulture and food, from garden to table. They curate tailored events, creative and practical immersions in workshops and lectures for organizations, businesses, and teams.
Slow Living workshops are run by founding partners Marie Hertz and Signe Voltelen.
Marie Hertz has worked over the last 15 years with gardening, food, and farm to table events. She has a background in environmental planning and health promotion. Her experience growing up on a self-sufficient farm inspired Marie’s passion for gardening, homesteading, and producing ecological products. She is a member of Practical Ecology, engaged in the seed saving organization Frøsamlerne, and active in the Danish food community.
Contact Marie at firstname.lastname@example.org or tlf. +45 40515376
Signe Voltelen is an architect and urban farmer. Over the last 10 years she has worked with urban development with municipalities and companies. She now runs the company OPENgardenCPH that develops communication, research and projects in urban farming and green learning. She cultivates curiosity and believes life should be lived through exploration, learning, and creating together locally. Signe is a member of the Board of Land Association, Practical Ecology and engaged the urban garden, Byhaven 2200 and in the seed saving organization, Frøsamlerne
Contact Signe at email@example.com or tlf. +45 27141102
What is SLOW LIVING?
Slow Living is rooted in the Slow Food movement, which began in 1990 as a rebellion against fast food. Since then related initiatives such as Slow Schools, Slow Cities, and Slow Money have followed. The Slow movement promotes downshifting: working fewer hours, reducing consumption, walking or biking instead of driving, being present in the moment, watching less TV, turning off the phone, being present in nature and the local environment, cultivating a garden instead of buying everything from the supermarket, basically, learning to be happy with what you have. Read more about the ‘Slow Movement’ here.