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: Resilient Livelihoods
The films we’ve screened this season have looked at the sustainability challenge from various perspectives – social, economic and environmental. To round the season off our final film In Transition 2.0 shows how communities are responding to these challenges in … Continue reading
How fortunate we are to have Fiona and her contented, grass-fed Jersey herd so close to Ipswich. She’s worked so hard to make her vision for compassionate, sustainable dairy farming a reality. Another inspiring example of how people with passion … Continue reading
Interesting article here from the Transition Network.
The Transition Ipswich 30 Mile Food Challenge gets off to a Flying Start! Around 25 people enjoyed making and eating soup and focaccia at the People’s Community Garden on Sunday 1st September. You can read more about it at the … Continue reading
Here is a new initiative which may be of interest to people involved in small businesses or social enterprises. Support and Advice to Businesses around Renewable Energy (SABRE) SABRE is offering small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs)/social enterprises (SEs) in Suffolk … Continue reading
Here are details of the upcoming Festival of Green Ideas. Scroll down for the full programme.
Dear All, The REconomy group has been getting on with lots of local initiatives. Transition Ipswich is one of 10 initiatives that are trying to see how the Transition Movement can increase job opportunities, the economy in a positive way. … Continue reading
Our Resilient Livelihoods theme is focusing on how we can create new community based businesses to help make the local economy more resilient to impacts from climate change, peak oil, resource depletion and economic uncertainty. The aim is that such … Continue reading
Thanks again to Lucy for welcoming us to her lovely home. We enjoyed a shared meal together, and then talked about lots of current and future food projects: Thanks to Dan for the mind map.