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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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Excitement mounts over Presteign Food Trail

The Presteigne Food Trail on June 16 is an all day event which has been given funding by the Lottery and Sustainable Tourism Powys, and because so many of the people who live and work in the town have generously volunteered hours of their time to make it happen, most of the day's programme can be given away free of charge . Even car parking charges have been waived by Powys County Council

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With Polly Higgins

Also faturing the film: The Shock Doctrine: the story of corporate power’

Friday June 8th.  5.00.p.m. – 9.30.p.m.

The Quaker meeting House Charles Street, Cardiff CF10 2GB

The programme

Film at 5.00.p.m

Bring food to share and socialise 6.45 p.m.

Polly Higgins explains Ecocide 7.30.p.m.

Join us: Be the Change

Celebrate the Life of Mother Earth

And the Right to Justice of all things living

Discussions, Question and Answer sessions . . .

Share your thoughts, experiences, inspirations . . .

And share some food with us

For more information contact: Diana Marquand:

01994 484480 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

"The Shock Doctrine" by Naomi Klein: this film tells the story of

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Bill Bleasdale - revised and expanded!

“How to grow Apples and Make Cider including Grow Pears and Make Perry” Second Edition to be launched at the Smallholder & Garden Festival, Royal  Welsh Showground, Builth Wells on 20th May 2012

Bill Bleasdale’s acclaimed book has been expanded and fully revised. The first edition was a great hit with tree growers, art lovers and the public, and the second edition is being released to coincide with the popular smallholder event at the Royal Welsh showground.

The book is full of hand-drawn illustrations of orchards, tree planting and cider making.  As well as being extremely informative, this small volume has much humour, and is sure to inspire anyone to have a go at making cider or perry. From planting trees and caring for them to enjoying your finished glass of cider, Bill’s vast experience is there to guide you, including full details of the equipment needed.

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Karuna LAND skill sharing summer event

A chance to gather, learn, teach, make friends, eat, drink, make music, have have a real meeting with like-minded people.

Earthshare skills event: July 7 2012

Cost: £8 , includes one superb vegetarian meal.

Activities include Superadobe earthbag building methods, making soil and making use of small spaces for cultivation.

Advanced bookings essential as food is being provided,

click here to download the Booking form


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