Transition Ipswich is about using our collective talents and unique local knowledge to make our community more resilient to the growing social pressures of Peak Oil and Climate Change.
Many towns around the country are now well on their way to putting into practice a local energy descent plan and they look like they're having a pretty good time as well.
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Category Archives: food group
Organised by the TI Energy Group, David Faulkner will be giving a talk about Biochar and Ipswich’s role in its production and use as a fertiliser. When: Sunday 30th January, 7:30pm. Venue: Ronnie’s Bar, McGintys, IP1 3BY. If you require … Continue reading
An exciting new TI community orchard project is about to start at Maidenhall Allotments. The project plans to plant up two adjacent disused allotments with fruit and nut trees. The orchard will be managed co-operatively, along permaculture lines. Anyone who … Continue reading
Many Transition Ipswich members had a great time at the tree-planting day at the Oak Tree Low-Carbon Farm, where we planted trees for the Forest Garden, a productive and low-maintenance way to grow fruit and nuts.
This was the first time that the food group held a meeting at the Fat Cat pub at the top of Spring Road. On less busy days of the week this pub provides plates and cutlery for patrons to eat … Continue reading
TI was at the Smarter Living day at the Country Library on the 6th November, with Steve and Heather out in the cold showing some solutions to lower energy transport, many kindly loaned by Kevin of Bicycle Doctor Joanne … Continue reading
7th October – after the event: Thanks to everyone who came. We were lucky with the weather and lucky that Peter could step in to show us around the orchard and tell us a bit about its history. Thanks to … Continue reading
Rona S, Steve M & Eric N met at the home of fellow members of the food group Joanne B and Richard M earlier this week to talk about a future Forest Garden CSA or community project of some kind … Continue reading
Dano’s found this video, which was raised by Alan in the discussion after the Stoneleigh film presentation enjoy!
Richard, Joanne, Rona, Dave, Eric & Steve met at Steve’s house and had another excellent discussion over fresh Oak Tree salad, Eric’s garden soup, Dave’s exotic falafel & Rona’s apple pie. Here’s a brief summary: Vision and objectives for the … Continue reading
The food group meeting was held at The Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm, on a sunny but seriously breezy day. Some improvisation was needed as it was far too windy and people were getting cold even in the sun. Steve … Continue reading