Dan Wheals M.N.I.M.H. CV
Medicine degree course in Edinburgh at Napier University Bsc (hons)
2:1. Qualified 2007. I have been seeing clients via herbal medicine consultations since then.
Herbaculture Consultant. Redesigning land use and social spaces with a herbal medicine specialism. e.g. GP gardens, community projects and gardens.
Community Gardening with a Health Focus: Grow Your Community - Sudbury Project co-ordinator. March 2017 - ongoing. ActivLives are leading this Suffolk Preventative Health project tending green spaces with local residents.
Community Facilitator with First Question Training Co-operative. Ongoing. www.firstquestion.coop
Outdoor Learning Teaching Assistant at my local primary school.
Plant Advisor/Sales at 'Place for Plants' RHS partner garden selling trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants.
Local Food Co-ordinator with East Feast in the Waveney District of Suffolk. June 2012 ongoing. Community Health, Diet, Food Growing and local economic sustainability.
Groundwork: Community Environmental Action Advisor in the Suffolk Coastal Area. From July 2010- July 2012.
Creative Practitioner working with Herbal Medicine in schools as part of the science curriculum. Ongoing.
Gardener in Ipswich for the People's Community Garden at Maidenhall
Allotments. April 2008 til July 2010. A happy volunteer thereafter.
Community Gardener in Gorgy, Edinburgh Community Backgreens initiative. 2006-7
Talks, Herb walks, Herbaculture workshops.
Several Gardening jobs and experience volunteering at Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh. 2006-7
Green roofer (installation and maintenance of planted living roofs) with Bauder. 2000- 2002
I am qualified with:
Bsc (hons) 2:1 Herbal Medicine DEGREE (Napier University, Edinburgh)
VTCT Level 3 Swedish Massage (Suffolk New College, Ipswich)
Bsc (hons) 2:1 Psychology with studies in Europe DEGREE (University of Kent at Canterbury and Universitaet Muester, Germany)
NCH Horticultural therapy (Otley College, Suffolk)
RHS Horticulture - General Certificate (Otley College, Suffolk)
RHS Advanced Certificate in Horticulture (Otley College, Suffolk)
HNC Sustainable Environments (Otley College, Suffolk)
NOW DOING A PERMACULTURE DIPLOMA
Allotment, Gardening and Farming experience
I also speak German fluently with some knowledge of French, Spanish, Portuguese and Danish.
Projects I have worked on.
East Feast Waveney Local Food for Thought: Many School gardens; Lowestoft Community Allotment Project; Bungay Pig club.
Transition Ipswich- various projects
Several Schools in Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk with Creative Partnerships: School garden maths and science outdoor learning; the plague and its implications; olympics and goal setting; herb gardening; inspiring science teachers.
Community Garden in Maidenhall Allotments, Ipswich. An exciting
community garden funded by the People's Millions ITV Big lottery Fund.
This included a herb spiral, clay oven, compost toilet, wind turbine,
forest garden, vegetable olympics etc.
COMMUNITY BACK GARDEN PROJECTS WITH RE:SOLUTION IN EDINBURGH. SHARED TENNAMENT GARDENS TURNING INTO WONDERFUL SPACES.
GARDEN DESIGN WORKSHOP WITH TORYGLEN COMMUNITY GARDEN CLUB IN GLASGOW
REFUGEE ALLOTMENT PROJECT WHICH I STARTED MYSELF: IPSWICH, SUFFOLK.
OLD HALL COMMUNITY ECO BATHROOM FOR CAMPERS: EAST BERGHOLT, SUFFOLK WITH OTLEY COLLEGE SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTS COURSE.
CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW. PRINCE CHARLES' GARDEN WITH SEDUM BLANKET & WICKER SHELTER 2002.
HERBY - HERB GARDEN IN SHAPE OF A MAN: JOINT PROJECT INVOLVING NAPIER UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, COLUMCILLE DAY CENTRE AND ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS EDINBURGH.