THE MODERN MINT BLOG

Feb08

Boxford Gardening Club

Last night Modern Mint visited a wonderful garden club in Suffolk, Oxford Gardening Club. Darren presented one of his favourite talks – ‘What Do I Do With This Space?’ and sold several items afterwards, including the Modern Mint hand creams and hori hori knives. A hori hori knife is a Japanese trowel, a lethal weapon and an incredibly popular item on our shop – we also sold a few online last night, so are packing those up this morning! Answers to Questions from Boxford Gardeners The first question we need to answer is: who is the designer that worked with …

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Jan25

Quay Theatre, Sudbury

New Talk at the Quay Theatre, Sudbury Darren will be presenting a brand new talk on March 12th, 2017 at the beautiful Quay Theatre in Sudbury. Visit the Quay’s website for details! The theatre itself is just past the cricket ground, next to the river, and not only provides Suffolk with a range of theatre, music, comedy and talks (like Darren’s new one!) but every Friday and Saturday night it opens its top floor to Carl Shillingford. Carl is a Michelin trained chef and something of a Sudbury secret. He forages and prepares a range of ‘wild’ foods, creating his own …

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Oct02

Green Elements: Cultivating Your Garden in Extraordinary Times

Green Elements

Green Elements Green Elements: Cultivating Your Garden in Extraordinary Times is a brand new talk by Darren Lerigo of Modern Mint, premiering at the Quay Theatre in Sudbury March 12th 2017. Book your tickets here. Darren, the resident speaker here at Modern Mint, will be presenting a brand new talk next year. It came about after being asked by Greener Sudbury, a group who promote sustainable living and biodiversity in the town and surrounding areas, to present an action packed talk about gardening that would get people inspired to get outside and get their hands into the soil. They have asked …

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