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Transition Cafe: 28th Sept 7-10pm: Cafe Euro

The next Transition Cafe will take place from 7pm-10pm on Wednesday 28th September at Cafe Euro.

During the evening we will be discussing questions and suggestions for Transition Sheffield representatives to present to Sheffield Council the following week.

* Do you have a question about climate change, peak oil and/or the economic growth agenda that you would like to ask Sheffield Council?
* Do you have ideas for how communities in Sheffield can progress towards a low carbon economy?
* Do you want to find out more about Transition in Sheffield and help shape its agenda?

Skills for Sustainability Weekend: Sat 1st/Sun 2nd October

Transition Sheffield is hosting four Skills for Sustainability workshops on the weekend of 1st and 2nd October.
There will be workshops on making chutney, creating a low energy home, growing soft fruit and low impact living.

1. Planting soft fruit, growing your own garlic: a simple introduction
Saturday 1st October 10am-12.30pm
Contact details: Jerry Simon 0797 631 3642

2. Low Impact Living: From technical fixes to lifestyle changes
Saturday 1st October 2pm-5pm
Fireside Housing Co-op, Melrose Road, Burngreave
Contact: Rick or Terry on 0114 2725908

3. Chutney Making
Sunday 2nd October 1.30-4pm
Contact Ruth Davenport

4. Creating A Low Energy House
Sunday 2nd October 2-5pm
Contact Amyan MacFadyen on 01142681148 or

Each workshop costs £2 for unwaged/£3 for waged.
Open attachment below for more details

Transition Crookes/Walkley Harvest Lunch: Sunday 18th Sept: 12-5pm

All welcome at the Crookes Community Garden on Sunday 18th Sept from 12pm-5pm.

The afternoon will start with a harvest lunch of soups, salads and puddings made from the garden's produce.
We will also be planting out winter veg and building plant supports and a rainwater harvesting kit for autumn.

Drop in at any time for lunch, to help with the building and planting, or just to have a look.

The garden is at the back of 16 Hallamgate Road, S10 (through the white gate).

Call Clare on 07507 778675 for directions or further details.

Sowing and planting winter veg workshop: Sat 20th Aug 2pm-5pm

Come and join us at the Crookes Community Garden on Saturday 20th August where we will be holding a workshop on sowing and planting vegetables for winter.

Drop in at any time between 2pm and 5pm. We'll be showing which crops can be sown now for winter, and you'll have the chance to sow your own choice of seeds to take home.

The garden is at the back of the house at 16 Hallamgate Road, S10, through the white gate on the left side of the house.

If you'd like more information or directions call Clare on 07507 778675.

Community Garden Open Day: Sat 6th Aug 2pm-5pm

Transition Crookes/Walkley is holding an Open Day at its community garden on Saturday 6th August.

The address is 16 Hallamgate Road, S10 (through the white gate on the left side of the house).

All welcome.

Feel free to drop in at any time.

For more information call Clare on 07507 778675 or Ruth on 268 6641

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