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    Can we encourage as many as possible to sign and/or organise petitions - and if possible to attend the "Day of Action" at the Carmarthen Guildhall on Saturday 30th August at 10am.

    If the TTIP goes ahead, as is being discreetly negotiated at present, it will make billions for the US global corporations and ruin our society, economy and environment in the process.



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  • The new Three Towns Food Network, linking Knighton, Presteigne and Kington to increase local food resilience, will be showing at Knighton Agricultural Show on 30 August (next to the tea tent, with Tene Valley Environmental Group and Knighton Tree Allotments Trust. Read more ...  

  • The 2014 Spring Greens Fair


    Bigger, better, bursting with good things green, but still intimate and charming...the 2014 Spring Greens Fair is back this weekend, 3/4 May at the wonderful Court of Noke, Staunton on Arrow. Mid Wales Permaculture Network will be there, of course (perennial forest garden plants for sale and adopt-a-plant with free plants for children. This year there will be even more wonderful food, activities, forum discussions, demonstrations, crafts, performace... see it all here:

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    Memorial Hall, Presteigne, 9am -1pm


    LOCAL PRODUCE inc fresh organic veg, local cheeses, meats, eggs, smokerie, scrummy bites, homemade Indian foods, apple juice ...

    A SPECIAL stall for April from Whitton WI

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Course on setting up a community garden

Setting up a Community Garden

Where: Pendragon Suite, RCT Homes, Tŷ Pennant, Mill Street, Pontypridd CF37 2SW

Wednesday 24 October: Getting Started

Wednesday 31 October: Finding a Site

Tuesday 6 November: Planning & Designing your Community Garden

Wednesday 14 November: Recruiting & Managing Volunteers

Tuesday 20 November: Financing & Sustaining your Community Garden

Are you looking to develop a community garden training project? Are you involved in setting up or managing a community growing space?

Then this course is for you! FREE for RCT @  Homes &  FCFCG Members £10 per day for volunteers and community groups (Special Price: Book all 5 days for £45); £50 per day for organisations (Special Price: Book all 5 days for £225)

Each day can be booked individually as a stand-alone training day, or all together as a 5 day course. Those who attend all 5 days will receive an FCFCG certificate. Bookings must be received by 10 October. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

For further information and to register go to the FCFCG website


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