The next Transition & Permaculture Hull meeting will take the form of a permablitz at Constable Community Allotment
Mon 9 July from 7.30 pm at Constable Community Allotment, Constable St, Hull HU3 3DF
Please come along and help us with an evening of maintenance jobs which need doing on this substantial urban food growing site. Tools and refreshment provided and no particular skills required – we can find jobs to fit people’s abilities, watering, weeding, planting, etc. We will also discussing plans for the Transition & Permaculture Day which we’ve arranged for Sat 11 Aug.
If you have not visited the site recently, or at all, this is an opportunity to come and see what’s going on – someone can show you round. Our most recent addition is an eco-building in the form of an iron-age style roundhouse, which is under construction.
If you need more information please contact Lausanne on 07816 141169
The focus of this half-day course will be on up-cycling goods for use in the garden and students are encouraged to bring something they would like to re-use to this session. The session will promote re-using all goods and there will be discussions on sustainable purchases and how to avoid excess packaging. Will also discuss making compost for your garden using left over vegetable matter.
Monday 2nd July 2018, 9.30 – 12.30
Hull Friends Meeting House, Bean Street, Hull, HU3 2PR
Free. Register using course reference C3673924 either online at wea.org.uk or by ringing 0300 303 3464
Come along and join us as we continue the construction of an iron age-style round house at Constable Community Allotment. Work continues with the roof on Saturday 23rd June from 9:30am and also Sunday 24th June.
Contact Lausanne for more details 07816 141169
Free course on jam making from seasonal produce
Mon 25 June 9.30 – 12.30, Friends Meeting House, Bean St, Hull HU3 2PR
To enrol ring 0300 303 3464 or go to https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/online/coursesearch.aspx
Course ref C3673923
Your tutor will demonstrate how to make jam, including the preparations beforehand ie: sterilising jars and cleaning the fruit, which will involve student participation. Everyone will be given the opportunity to test for “setting point”, which is when the jam is ready. Discover which fruits can be used to make jams,and when they are in season. There will also be a discussion about growing your own fruit or the most economical way to buy it. At the end of the session you’ll will be able to taste the product!
The Hull Food Partnership invites you to the Hull Food Charter Launch on Friday 15 June at Hull KR’s KCOM Craven Park, 9.30 am to 3.15 pm.
The charter sets out Hull’s aspirations to be a sustainable food city and the event will include speakers, workshops and a local food lunch. More information is given on the poster below. To book a free place : https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hull-food-charter-launch-tickets-45384708886
Lush in Hull hosts the first Hull Ethics Think Tank on Friday 15 June from 6pm to 8pm at the Lush store in the city centre.
3 local groups active in the areas of Human Rights, Animal Rights and the Environment will be talking about what they do. Transition & Permaculture Hull has been asked to take part as the Environmental group. The event is open to the public, and free. Please come along and support us, and contribute to the discussion.
Lush is advertising the event via facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/217100199062634/
from which the following text is taken:
Come and join in at Lush Hull’s first ever Think Tank event. An evening of gaining a fresh perspective, discussion and learning how you can support local charities on your door step.
On this night you will hear directly from non profit Animal, Human and Environmental charities or groups located in Hull.
In addition you will also learn more about what Lush are doing on a global scale with out reach to small grass root charities.
Come and be apart of something that truly matters and see how you can make a difference.