The May meeting of Transition & Permaculture Hull will take place
Mon 14 May from 7.30 pm
Constable Community Allotment, Hull HU3 3DF
Come and see the developments on the allotment, including the site of the roundhouse which is to be built this year. See how the space has been transformed from a derelict field to a productive growing area with raised beds, polytunnels, flowers, fruit, vegetables and herbs. We hope you will see examples of permaculture in practice.
We will spend some time discussing a couple of the permaculture principles in some detail, over hot drinks. (You can make your own herbal teas from herbs growing on the site.) Hopefully there will be a mix of people who know a lot about permaculture and those who wish to learn a bit more.
If the weather is poor we can shelter in the polytunnel. Hope to see you on Monday
Lausanne and Jenny
A showing of a film about biomass and deforestation has been organised by Hull Friends of the Earth and is taking place at Kardomah 94 in central Hull on Wed 9 May from 7pm.
BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal?
A film showing for anyone who cares about forests
This feature length documentary looks at how the giant energy companies are attempting to replace coal with woody biomass as the solution to our energy crisis. The event is free but donations to contribute to the costs would be appreciated. No ticket needed.
Pickering Road Community Orchard invites you to its May Day Celebration on Mon 7 May at 12 noon. There will be maypole dancing, Duncan the hobby horse and the Raving Mae Morris Dancers. Entry is free, there will be refreshments available and you are welcome to bring a picnic. The orchard is at the end of Cranberrry Way, Hull HU4 7AQ but please park on Pickering Road as Cranberry Way is very narrow.
£200 seed fund available for community food activities in Hull
There is a small pot of money to pilot community food activities in Hull as part of the Sustainable Food City work – see below for more info. If you have any questions please get in touch with Bryony MacFadyen, Hull Sustainable Food City Partnership Co-ordinator, T: 07712321413, E:email@example.com
Hull Food Partnership – Seed funding
The Hull Food Partnership Steering group has a small amount of funding from the Hull City Council Healthier Lifestyles team to support pilot activities which increase access to healthy and sustainable food across the city. 10 groups will be awarded up to £200 to deliver pilot activities in 2018.
Does your group or organisation have an idea that will get food out in communities’? We are looking for creative ideas that enable people to try healthy and sustainable food in public. This might be something like running an outdoor cooking event, setting up a market stall with local produce, or inviting members of your community to a lunch made from food that would otherwise gone to waste. Your pilot project will be directly contributing to the Sustainable Food Cities Award. For more information about the award see: http://sustainablefoodcities.org/awards
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form. There are two cut off dates for applying, with 5 pilot activities chosen at each date.
Spring cut-off date: Friday 27th of April 2018
Summer cut-off date: Friday 27th of July 2018