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    Can we encourage as many as possible to sign and/or organise petitions - and if possible to attend the "Day of Action" at the Carmarthen Guildhall on Saturday 30th August at 10am.

    If the TTIP goes ahead, as is being discreetly negotiated at present, it will make billions for the US global corporations and ruin our society, economy and environment in the process.



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  • The new Three Towns Food Network, linking Knighton, Presteigne and Kington to increase local food resilience, will be showing at Knighton Agricultural Show on 30 August (next to the tea tent, with Tene Valley Environmental Group and Knighton Tree Allotments Trust. Read more ...  

  • The 2014 Spring Greens Fair


    Bigger, better, bursting with good things green, but still intimate and charming...the 2014 Spring Greens Fair is back this weekend, 3/4 May at the wonderful Court of Noke, Staunton on Arrow. Mid Wales Permaculture Network will be there, of course (perennial forest garden plants for sale and adopt-a-plant with free plants for children. This year there will be even more wonderful food, activities, forum discussions, demonstrations, crafts, performace... see it all here:

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    Memorial Hall, Presteigne, 9am -1pm


    LOCAL PRODUCE inc fresh organic veg, local cheeses, meats, eggs, smokerie, scrummy bites, homemade Indian foods, apple juice ...

    A SPECIAL stall for April from Whitton WI

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City Farms and Community Gardens events

2012 Community Growing Gatherings

There is still time to book onto our regional gatherings, for an opportunity to come together with other community growers from your area, hear from inspiring projects, find out about some exciting opportunities, and hopefully, gain some useful  knowledge, inspiration and ideas, to take back to your project. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book.

8 March - South East Wales - Llanhilleth Institute

21 March - North Wales  - The Foryd Centre, Rhyl

31 March - South West Wales – National Botanic Garden of Wales

Upcoming Training FCFCG ‘Setting up a Community Garden’ Training, Sbectrwm Centre, Fairwater, Cardiff CF5 3EF

This is a 4 day course which will be piloted by FCFCG this spring. It is aimed at groups who are in the very early stage of developing a community garden project, however the content of each day would be beneficial to anyone involved in setting up or managing a community growing space. Each day can be attended separately. Participants who attend all 4 days will receive a FCFCG recognised certificate.


Friday 27 April 9.30–4.30 pm

Day 1: Getting Started: Includes engaging your community, setting up your group and finding a site.

Saturday 28 April 10.00 – 3.30 pm

Day 2: Planning your Community Garden: Includes identifying who will be using your garden, types of activities that will take place and designing a garden that suits your needs.

Tuesday 15 May  9.30 – 4.00 pm

Day 3: Recruiting & Managing Volunteers: Includes finding and recruiting volunteers, induction and training, legislation and policies, managing and getting the most best from your volunteers.

Wednesday 16 May  9.30 – 4.00 pm

Day 4: Sustaining & Financing your Community Garden: Includes costing your project, fundraising, marketing & business planning.

Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

To book contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or ring 029 20225 942.

FCFCG 'Where to Start – a beginners guide to planning your new allotment',

Groeslon near Caernarfon, April

FCFCG in partnership with B3 local food project are offering a training day for new allotment holders.  It’s a one day course with one day in Welsh and one day in English.  The day will include planning your plot, how allotment committees work, dealing with different soil types, composting and the gardening calendar.  It is an introduction to people fairly new to allotment gardening and there will be a pack available with links to further resources.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01248 208630 to register your interest.

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