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'The Hungry Gap and other challenges to local eating' weekend workshop

Friday, 6 June 2014 - 6:00pm - Sunday, 8 June 2014 - 4:00pm

Location

Pen y Bonc (small-holding)
Cyttir Lane
Bangor LL57 4DB
United Kingdom

Before the advent of the global market, populations in temperate climates were faced with the annual challenge of the ‘Hungry Gap’ – the period when the previous year’s produce and preserves ran out and before the new season’s crops were ready to harvest.  During this period, choice was severely limited and many experienced hunger.  Today we are used to having constant choice througho

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Friday, 6 June 2014 - 6:00pm - Sunday, 8 June 2014 - 4:00pm
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Of Vegetables and Venison

 I arrive home to find a magnificent box of vegetables in the kitchen. Red cabbage and onions, leeks and peppers, potatoes and, hidden in the leafy carrots, a few shiny red chillies. At first I think Karen must have signed us up to a veg box scheme, then remember that I gave a haunch of venison to some neighbours who have just started a small-holding.

Community Garden Training Course (4 days)

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 - 10:00am - Wednesday, 20 November 2013 - 4:00pm

Location

Tamar Valley Centre
Drakewalls
Near Gunnislake PL18 9FE
United Kingdom

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Event Date & Time: 
Wednesday, 6 November 2013 - 10:00am - Wednesday, 20 November 2013 - 4:00pm
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Community Growing Gathering

Saturday, 19 October 2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location

Albemarle Centre, Taunton
Albemarle Road
Taunton TA1 1BA
United Kingdom

 A FREE networking event for community gardens and local food projects in the South West.

Event Date & Time: 
Saturday, 19 October 2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
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Viv Slack

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United Kingdom
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Ive been dreaming about a more supportive community, sustainable economy, locally grown food and renewable energy but just discovered the transition network through reading 'the power of just doing stuff'.

Geographic region : 
East Midlands
England
United Kingdom
Involvement & interest with the Transition Network
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Viv
Last name: 
Slack
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Jim Garriock

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Ontario, Canada
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Jim
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Garriock
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Transition Town Telford

Telford, United Kingdom
Status: 
Muller
Geographic region : 
West Midlands
England
United Kingdom
Initiative type: 
Local Initiative
Initiative type: 
Local Coordinating Hub
Community type: 
Town
Themes: 
Energy
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Food
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Inner Transition
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Transport
Approximate number of members: 
15

We have been meeting since June 2012 at the Green Wood Centre Coalbrookdale, in the Ironbridge Gorge, where some of our members live. We also have a number from other parts of Telford, including the market town of Wellington.

People & Contacts
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Primary point of contact: 
croberts
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croberts

Bristol Forager Network

Hello everyone!,

A new network has been created for Bristolions to learn about, and utilise the abundance of wild plants growing on our doorsteps. It is based on the social network 'meetup' and can be found here...

http://www.meetup.com/Bristol-Forager-Network-More-than-a-taste-of-the-w...

Kearsarge Valley Transition

New London, United States
Initiative number: 
468
Status: 
Official
Initiative type: 
Local Coordinating Hub
Community type: 
Rural
Approximate number of members: 
25
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Web point of contact: 
Jennifer White

Celebrate Bethlehem CT

Bethlehem, CT, United States
Status: 
Muller
Initiative type: 
Local Initiative
Community type: 
Town
Approximate number of members: 
18
People & Contacts
Volunteer point of contact: 
MarianneG
Web point of contact: 
MarianneG
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