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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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Get Growing and Grounded: Phoebe Boulanger in Hay

Phoebe Boulanger "Get Grounded, Get Gardening, Get Growing"     Tuesday 1st - Thursday 3rd May  10am - 4 pm Cost: £200 Come and learn a basic, simple way to set up and grow your own vegetable patch. We will be looking at preparing the ground, sowing and planting, composting and planning. This is a practical hands on workshop for anyone longing to take the first steps towards self sufficiency.

The Ton Farm, Clifford, Herefordshire HR3 5HL 01497 831289

Workshops run for three days from 10am-4pm and include a delicious homemade lunch

For further information or to make a booking please contact Val on 01497 831289 or visit the website:

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Events at The Ton Farm near Hay

During 2012 Val Harris and James Coombes have scheduled eight sacred sound healing retreats at The Ton Farm, near Hay on Wye. Some of them will follow the timetable adopted last year with their sound healing retreats whereas others will include an introduction to Energy Healing, Inner Child Healing, Relationship Cord Healing and the Healing Circle. They are offering two five day meditation retreats in the summer - more information to follow on the exact programme for these.

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Horticulture & Country Crafts at Doldowlod

Courses at

The Doldowlod Walled Garden

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Tools for Self Reliance roadshow dates

Tools for Self Reliance, Cymru, will be selling their lovingly refurbished tools at . . .  11th February SEEDY SATURDAY, CARMARTHEN  St. Peter’s Hall, Nott Square from 10am – 3pm.     The usual mix of seed swapping, local crafts, produce and sustainable, fairtrade stalls.TFSR will be sellingtheir usual range of quality reconditioned garden, green wood working and other tools as well as Fair Trade tools made by blacksmiths in Tanzania. Free entry with food available.

Other upcoming events where you can see TFSR

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Lampeter People's Market

One of the major aspirations of any Transition Town is the development of local food production as well as our skills and craft base.

A thriving local food and craft economy enhances our resilience to global fluctuations brought about by rising fuel costs and the potential disruption from climate changes.

Transition Llambed, via its Development Trust, is establishing the indoor People’s Market in the Victoria Hall. This will take place on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month between 10 and 12. The first one will be on the 11th of February.

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