Happy new year to everyone in Transition!
Here are some events I hope you will be interested in coming along to:
Big Dig Brum is calling on individuals and groups with an interest in community food growing to attend a meeting at Birmingham Botanical Gardens on Wednesday 16 January, 2013, at 7pm and become involved with planning one of the largest ever food growing volunteer action days. Green-fingered enthusiasts will be able to find out more about Urban Food Growing in Birmingham and meet and network with like-minded groups and individuals. There will be presentations by local author and gardening journalist Alys Fowler and Mike Hardman (Researcher, Birmingham City University) on the need, importance and context of growing food in Birmingham.
Chris Blythe, the Inner City Garden said: “If you are a member of an allotment, a friends of parks group, a community grow site, or an individual wanting to get involved, then this is the meeting you can’t miss.” Attending the meeting is free. For more information contact theinnercitygarden or c.savage 0121 414 5382. The Big Dig Meeting takes place on Wednesday 16 January, 7pm, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TR.
Kings Heath Transition Core group meets on Thursday 17th at 730pm, Kitchen Garden Cafe. So this is a reminder for Core Group members. (Agenda arriving with you tomorrow.) If others have something they would like to raise with the Core group, please phone Liz on 0121 628 2680 to arrange.
Highbury Orchard Community are holding their second Wassail (a Wassail Trail and craft event with hot drinks at the end of it) on Sunday 20th January, starting at the play area in Highbury Park. Details on www.peopleandland.org.uk under Events. Everyone is very welcome and it should prove to be a fun time for all. Free of charge, donations to the project gratefully received.
The Green Deal is still on offer and KHTI are seeking interested households. Please contact Angela at angela.cooper for more information. Find out more at the Famers Market.
Dates in February:
2nd Feb – Kings Heath Farmers Market, come and identify low carbon activity on our map; or compare goats cheeses!
28th Feb – KHTI Open meeting at Kitchen Garden Cafe. It’s our GROFUN sign up meeting again, popular every year so far!
That’s all – hope to see you soon,
–Kings Heath Transition – community resilience, facing up to peak oil and climate change: www.kingsheathtransition.org.uk
Postal Address : 73 All Saints Rd, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 7LN
Telephone : 07010 065548 (50p/min)