The Gaia Foundation were delighted to welcome more than 100 guests – including film actor, Jason Isaacs and supermodel, Arizona Muse – to a sneak preview of the We Feed the World photographic exhibition at Petersham Nurseries in Richmond back in May.
Exclusive framed photographs from 15 of the 46 world renowned photographers who have collaborated on the We Feed the World project were for sale and on display, nestled amongst the nurseries breathtaking flowers and foliage. Guests were able to hear more about the project and the issues it addresses from speakers including Gaia’s founding Director Liz Hosken, the author and activist, Raj Patel and the Chief Executive of the African Women’s Development Fund, Theo Sowa.
Following these moving and motivating speeches an energetic auction raised over £7,000 for the project, while a raffle featuring a star prize of a private dinner for eight cooked by Petersham chefs, Damian Clisby and Ambra Papa, drew in a further £3,000 in ticket sales. The lucky numbers were drawn by Harry Potter star and food activist, Jason Isaacs.