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TRANSITION EVENTS COMING UP (more here)
Saturday 19th April: CropShare - Be an organic farmer for a day
Waterland Organics, Willow Farm, Lode CB25 9HF 09:30-16:30
Join Transition's community farming project, CropShare, to experience life as a real organic farmer for a day. We will be having fun helping out on the farm from 9.30am to 12.30pm, and 2pm to 4.30pm, sharing a lunch and a chat in between. You can join us for the morning or afternoon session, or both. See our blog to get a flavour of what workdays are like. It will be good healthy fun,a great chance to see our local countryside, and how food is grown on a large scale. Fill in this form if you would like to take part, and we'll also help you arrange travel to the farm. Everyone is very welcome! Family friendly.
Saturday 19th April: Grow Your Own Session in Trumpington
Trumpington allotments 10:00-13:00
Join experienced allotmenteer Dave Fox on his plot in Trumpington. Novices and experienced growers all welcome - this is a mutual sharing, not a lesson:)
In the 19th April session we will be sowing lots of seeds, sowing potatoes, mulching in the forest garden, take a look round the community polyunnel and/or the chicken plot, and have a cuppa with Dave's mum. Join in here. More...
Thursday 24th April: Permies in Pubs 2014
The Six Bells Pub, Covent Garden, off Mill Road, Cambridge. 19:30-19:30
A chance for all those interested in Permaculture to meet up and discuss matters permaculture related or ask questions. All welcome from beginner to expert. We will be meeting in the small room just behind the main bar. We will have at least one or two permaculture books on the small table to make it clear where we are.
From: Transition Cambridge Permaculture group.
Saturday 26th April: Wildlife Wanderings
Stourbridge Common, Cambridge 10:45-12:15
Join us to explore the wet meadows of Stourbridge Common and admire the wildlife of the river Cam. Wildlife Wanderings is a friendly and informal gathering of local people who want to get to know their local green spaces a little bit better. We will meet at 10.45am at the Riverside entrance of the common (CB5 8HN) for a 11am start. Please bring walking shoes, a waterproof jacket and plenty of water. All welcome, including families. Email Jade for more info.
The Fruit Harvest Project stall at Apple Day at the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens. With special thanks to Wintercomfort for making the tree featured in the right of this photograph!
TOP LINKS Events coming up, Free fruit map, Cropshare farm days + blog, Home energy information sheets, and Newsletters
TRANSITION NEWS (more here)
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Cambridge Sustainable Food is an exciting new alliance of over 30 public, private and community organisations (including Transition Cambridge) who care passionately about food sustainability - food that's good for us and good for the planet. You can also join as an individual member. It's free and you receive a monthly newsletter see here for February March will be sent you when you join! We're looking forward to hearing from you!
Our Annual Report is now available! Download high res (2.7MB) or low res (0.9MB) versions. Read about all Transition Cambridge's activities over the past year... You can also read the minutes from our 2013 AGM here.
We celebrated our 5th birthday with a Summer Festival on 13th July, with a wonderful, family friendly afternoon of skillshare workshops, films, talks, childrens' activities and cake at the Friends' Meeting House, followed by a party in the Maypole pub. Here are some pictures of the event. A big thank you to everyone who helped out! (More details about the festival here.)