The 2019 LUSH Spring Prize

An annual £200,000 prize fund showcasing projects from around the world that are working towards environmental and social regeneration.


Rather than reducing impacts and maintaining the earth’s damaged systems, the LUSH Spring Prize showcases work that seeks to heal and grow; taking a holistic approach to overcoming environmental, social and economic challenges.

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The 2019 Prize Winners

There are 11 winners of the 2019 LUSH Spring Prize, from 9 different countries.

Photo: Alianza Ceibo

Alianza Ceibo

Winner: Young Projects
Photo: Apthapi Comunidades del Vivir Bien

Apthapi Comunidades del Vivir Bien

Winner: Intentional Projects


Winner: Influence Award
Photo: Guba


Winner: Established Projects
Photo: INSO


Winner: Established Projects
Photo: Laboratorio Sicilia 2030

Laboratorio Sicilia 2030

Winner: Intentional Projects
Photo: Ripanu


Winner: Intentional Projects
Photo: Sfruttazero (Diritti a Sud)

Sfruttazero (Diritti a Sud)

Winner: Young Projects
Photo: Verdegaia


Winner: Intentional Projects
Photo: YICE Uganda

YICE Uganda

Winner: Young Projects

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About the Lush Spring Prize

People all over the world are developing ways to live in harmony with nature and each other. They are generating renewable resources, restoring ecosystems, nurturing solidarity and building health, wholeness and resilience.

The Lush Spring Prize is here to support this regeneration movement through:

  • A £200,000 prize fund. This is open to communities, organisations and businesses from the Intentional stage, through to Young and Established organisations, and Influencers.
  • Events that bring people together to share their skills and experience. 
  • Publicity to raise awareness of regeneration and its potential to heal damaged systems. 

Find out more about the Prize, its purpose, and who is behind it.


Past Winner Case Study

Soils, Food, and Healthy Communities

Soils, Food, and Healthy Communities (SFHC) is a non-profit organization in Malawi.

It works to support smallholder farmers to build healthy, equitable, and resilient communities using farmer-led participatory research, ecological approaches to farming, local indigenous knowledge, and democratic processes.

Learn more about them, and how winning the Prize has made a difference to their work.

All winning and short-listed projects