Posts tagged "jamaica"
Cynthia Smith's Jamaican Remedies

Cynthia Smith’s Jamaican Remedies

In our penultimate interview the wonderful Cynthia Smith shares her memories of the Jamaican herbs and remedies of her childhood. Thank you Cynthia and interviewer Michael Holland for this interview.
Lorna Lucas' Memories

Lorna Lucas’ Memories

In these two new oral histories Lorna Lucas recalls her time growing up in Jamaica and the “bush” remedies which she used there…. and later discovered again in Baldwin’s! Bush Remedies Discovering Baldwins Thank you to Lorna and interviewer Andrea Sinclair for this lovely listen!

The Roots was a Southwark Pensioners Centre project, run in partnership with Julia Honess and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, about the story of Walworth Road-based G. Baldwin and Co. Working with volunteers from the local community, the project tells the story of Walworth Road based G. Baldwin & Co, one of the oldest and most established herbalists in London, and the many customers who have frequented the shop over its long history.

For more information, images and interviews please contact:
Julia Honess
Project Manager
Phone: 07960318055