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Humber Forest  News

More about Humber Forest at https://www.humberforest.org/

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Good news from the Hull Food Partnership –  Hull won the Veg City Prize as part of the Peas Please Awards that were distributed at the Peas Please Pledger Conference in Leeds in May 2022

Hull wins Veg Cities prize – Hull Food Partnership

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 The National Permaculture Convergence 2022

This will be an in-person event ‘The Festival of Permaculture’ between 9-11 September at Hill End, Oxfordshire 

 

The festival aims to be a thriving hub of ideas, community and shared experiences. If you are looking for practical tools and solutions to lighten our impact on the planet and reduce the impact of climate change, the Festival of Permaculture is the perfect place for you. With a varied programme of workshops, talks and activities there will be much to inspire you, whether you are new to permaculture or a permaculture professional. It’s early days with the programme but there are already some exciting tours of local projects and forest gardens, experiential ‘walk-shops’ and much more. There will also be an Educator Member Gathering on 8th-9th September at the same venue. Find out more :

https://events.permaculture.org.uk/festival-permaculture-national-convergence-2022

Hill End Venue  https://hill-end.org

There are a limited number of early bird tickets available and a 15% discount for members. Register here https://www.permaculture.org.uk/civicrm/event/register?id=815&reset=1

If you want to run a workshop, get in touch with events@permaculture.org.uk to discuss.

If you want to volunteer to be part of the convergence crew providing support with setting up, logistics and packing down at the end, a reduced price ticket is available for members of the volunteer team. Register your interest as a volunteer :

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScEhU4964iVg7_ltDhccBuzydKsOSCO3o8tYDhtNwS7cLgqBg/viewform

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TREES

The Woodland Trust is offering free trees to schools and communities. Applications for November 2022 delivery open 4 April 2022

One Hull of a Forest is a project whose main aim is to plant trees, involving schools and businesses and the general public, to help increase the woodland cover in Hull and the East Riding.The project is linked to the HEYwoods strategy group, and is managed by the ‘Plant a Tree Today’ Foundation (PATT Foundation)

https://pattfoundation.org/484/one-hull-of-a-forest/

Treesisters  is a grassroots network of women planting over two million trees a year in the tropics. These are women committed to the restoration of our forests and the rebalancing of humanity’s relationship with the natural world, and you can join them.

https://www.treesisters.org/

Friends of the Earth Trees Campaign  calls for the tree cover in the UK to be doubled by 2045 as one of the best solutions to protect the environment and achieve net zero emissions. To sign the petition and read more:

https://friendsoftheearth.uk/trees

Tree Aid is a UK Charity which works with communities in Africa to ensure they have the resources, training and support to grow and restore trees on their land.

Tree Aid

Ecosia is a search engine that plants trees. It uses the advertising revenue from your searches to plant trees where they are needed most.

https://www.ecosia.org

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Transition & Permaculture Hull is part of the Transition Network

Transition & Permaculture Hull has a copies of Transition Network Publications which can be borrowed on request

  • 21 Stories of Transition
  • The Transition Handbook
  • The Transition Companion
  • The Power of Just Doing Stuff
  • In Transition 1.0 DVD: from oil dependence to local resilience
  • In Transition 2.0 DVD: a story of resilience and hope
  • Voices of Transition DVD : community-led food production

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page updated Aug 2021