Continuing a series of monthly sustainability-themed dinners at our sister company Wilderness Wood in East Sussex, renewable energy maverick Howard Johns will be telling his personal story over a delicious locally-sourced 3-course dinner. LAST FEW PLACES AVAILABLE – BOOKING CLOSES 11.00 THURSDAY 5TH JULY – CALL 01825 830 509
From protesting in the treetops to protesting in the red tops: the creation of a community energy revolutionary
A delicious 3-course locally-sourced dinner cooked by Executive Chef Oliver Rowe served by candlelight in a timber-frame Barn with Howard Johns, head of the Solar Trade Association, founder of Southern Solar and passionate advocate of renewable energy.
After completing a degree in energy and environmental technology Howard spent a few years protesting on environmental issues before moving to Italy to learn how to install solar panels. He returned to the UK, trained as a plumber and an electrician, and set up Southern Solar with two friends in 2002. In addition to running Southern Solar, he was appointed chairman of the Solar Trade Association in 2007. He is also one of the founders of OVESCO in the transition town of Lewes in East Sussex. The organisation is dedicated to making the area carbon-neutral.
£35 per person (Wilderness Wood oak / chestnut members receive 2 half-price places per year of membership)
Woodland nibbles & a glass of wine or juice on arrival
Broad bean, pea, cucumber, goat’s cheese & lemon salad
Seabass baked en papillote with glazed summer vegetables & roast garlic aioli (this dish can be served with twice baked spinach & Sussex Crumble soufflés for vegetarians)
Gooseberry fool with home-made shortbread biscuits
Organic & fairtrade teas & coffees
A selection of organic wines and beers will be sold by the glass & bottle
For enquiries and to make a booking please call 01825 830 509