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  • TRANSATLANTIC TRADE & INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP petition

    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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  • FARMERS MARKET

    AND TRANSITION PRESTEIGNE SKILLSHARE

     

    SATURDAY 5TH APRIL

    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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Monitoring for Zero Waste Project Enlists Volunteers

The Presteigne and Norton Zero Waste project is up and running smoothly, with very good community participation. There is now a three week long monitoring process just to evaluate exactly how people are doing with recycling, and the Project Supervisor says she would very much appreciate help for however much time people can spare. The project will pay 'earnings' to a chosen local organisation or community venture. 

If you are able to assist with this, please contact.

Wendy Toomey, Project Supervisor

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Cwm Harry Land Trust – Presteigne and Norton Zero Waste

01686 626234

Make hay while the sun shines!

Scything and haymaking at Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust

The following courses are on offer during July:

Scythe Peening and Sharpening Workshop, Sunday 11th 10am-4pm, with Philip Batten

Beginners' Scything Course, Saturday 17th, 10am-4pm

Mowing and Haymaking Workshop, Sunday 18th, from 8am

Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust

Penboyr, Drefach Felindre, SA44 5HG

To book, or for more information, contact Michelle Laine

Tel 07813 464990 Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

From beekeeping to stonemasonry

Coed Hills has it all - new courses for late summer and autumn

Whether you're keen to learn more about beekeeping or erect you own stone buildings, Coed Hills has something to offer in their new programme at the popular Rural Artspace site near Cardiff.

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Guided tours at the Lammas Project

Lammas Ecovillage Project, Pembrokeshire, is now running guided tours of the site and volunteer experience weeks. Volunteer weeks involve working on the ecovillage site as well as with individual plotholders.  There are currently two scheduled: 12-18th July and 20-26th September. More details on these weeks as well as dates for guided tours are at http://www.lammas.org.uk/getinvolved/volunteer_letter.htm

All enquiries about the volunteer weeks should be made by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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