This month's series: How we make space for nature
This month we hear from Transition initiatives about how they make space for nature in their work and in their projects. Today, Transition Town Tooting tell us about 'Foodival':
"At this year’s event on 14th September we hope break our record by feeding 300 people in one day using locally grown food, cooked by local people".
September's theme is 'Making Space for Nature'
This month's theme opens at dusk in a field near Plymouth, where something unusual in a hedgerow leads us into an exploration about why Transition initiatives need to make space for nature in their work.
What is Transition?
Here is a recent piece from German television which offers a good introduction to Transition.
The Transition Interview: George Monbiot
We talk to George Monbiot about rewilding, and his recent book 'Feral'. "Some people have called my book a Midlife Crisis", he tells us. "I would call it a midlife awakening".
Addressing drought by thinking like a forest
Writing in The Guardian, Rob Hopkins argues that the best way to tackle drought is by learning from how forests manage water.
Latest Transition Culture blog post
The REconomy Project is here to help you transform your local economy. Over the last 2 years we’ve learned a lot about what REconomy is, who’s doing it and what it looks like in the UK and beyond. Find out more over on the new look, much simpler website - we suggest you start here.
In July, Crystal Palace Transition Town unveiled their latest community garden, named in honour of local punk legend Captain Sensible. Here's the story of the launch of 'The Sensible Garden':
Read more about the garden here.