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April

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Saturday 8th April: Grow Your Own Session in Trumpington

Trumpington allotments 10:00-13:00 add to google calendar
Join Dave Fox again at Trumpington allotments. Novices and experienced growers all welcome - this is a mutual sharing, not a lesson:) Provisional agenda: plant more potatoes, harvest anything that's ready, sow carrots, prepare beds for later sowings, take a look at the forest garden - a chance to compare perennials with annual crop plants. Take some produce home with you (please bring bags). Join in here. More...
From: Transition Cambridge Food Group

Saturday 22nd April: Stall at Earth Optimism day Solutions Fair

David Attenborough Building, Pembroke St, Cambridge CB2 3QY, UK 10:00-18:00 add to google calendar
Cambridge Conservation Initiative is celebrating Earth Optimism Day with a programme of talks (including Jane Goodall and Steven Pinker) and a Solutions Fair with over 70 organisations taking part. Transition Cambridge Energy Group will have a stall in the Bright Ideas section, along with others including Cambridge Carbon Footprint, Sustainable Parish Energy Partnership, Cambridge Solar (for solar panels and battery storage) and Anglian Energy Solutions (for heat pumps) and of course the repair cafe advertised seprately. Please do drop in, say hello and browse the fair. More...
From: Qeng Ho Ltd.

Saturday 22 April 2017, exact times and venue to be confirmed: Repair Cafe at the Cambridge Earth Optimism Day

David Attenborough Building, Pembroke St, Cambridge CB2 3QY, UK
Repair Cafes are community events that match people who need stuff fixed with people who can fix things. Experienced volunteer repairers at the 'Solutions Fair Repair Cafe' at the Cambridge Earth Optimism Day will be pin-pointing faults, repairing where possible and teaching basic repair skills. Gadgets, electronics, toys, bikes, clothes, household items and appliances all welcome. This is a free event. We welcome donations to help us cover costs.

Please book in advance. Booking opens late early April.

Saturday 24th June - Sunday 25th: Introduction to Permaculture

Trumpington Community Gardens 09:30-17:00 add to google calendar
Hannah Thoroughgood will be leading this course. She is an experienced permaculture designer and teacher based at The Inkpot in Lincolnshire. This course is the foundation that most take before moving on to the full Permaculture Design Course and possibly the diploma after this. The community garden is near the Foster Road Allotment site and Trumpington Community Orchard project, both of these sites are likely to be used during the course. contact Dave Jackson to book or for more information. Price: £40 for two days for Earlybird bookings before 1st May. £45 for later bookings.
From: Dave Jackson