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Waltham Forest LETS – be part of our local alternative economy

WF LETS (Local Exchange Trading System) is a local, democratically organised, not-for-profit community enterprise that provides a community information service and record of transactions between members exchanging goods and services by using the currency of locally created LETS Credits, which … Continue reading

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Organiclea distribution: two job opportunities

Organiclea is recruiting… Do you share a passion for getting local organic food onto local people’s plates? If you can deliver on logistics whilst making time to support the skills and learning development of others, read on! We are currently … Continue reading

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TFP #3 has just hit Walthamstow

The latest Autumn issue #3 of the Transition Free Press, a quarterly newspaper launched earlier this year about environmental and economic issues, is now on sale in Walthamstow. And having read it from cover to cover I reckon its by … Continue reading

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Building a Cob Oven with Simon Blackwell Sat 21st September

The Hornbeam Bakers Collective is having its first non-baking workshop ‘How to build a cob oven’ with Simon Blackwell. A cob oven is a simple, hand-made, wood-fired oven that can be made by anyone. Join us and learn how to … Continue reading

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Solar Schools – Bring clean energy to a classroom near you

Do you know a school that could do something amazing? 10:10 is looking for schools to join their groundbreaking Solar Schools project in 2013/14. Solar Schools provides the training and tools schools need to fundraise the cost of solar panels … Continue reading

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TFP Summer 2013 issue out now in Walthamstow

The summer issue of the Transition Free Press, a new quarterly newspaper about environmental and economic issues, has just arrived in Walthamstow. Packed full of thought provoking and inspirational articles, it costs just £1 for 24 pages. As well as … Continue reading

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Super New Foraging Plus! 8pm on Weds 24th April

In this month’s free skillshare in the cosy Hornbeam Cafe we will find out about identifying and sourcing the wild food that grows around us, along with new foraging practices such as finding and ‘skipping’ perfectly edible food that will … Continue reading

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Organiclea Horticultural Trainer, Outreach Gardens Development Worker roles

Organiclea is recruiting for 2 new posts. Horticultural Trainer Part time: 3 days per week- Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, with occasional week-ends plus additional unpaid coop responsibilities Salary: £20,930 pro rata Based at: Hawkwood Community Plant Nursery and will also … Continue reading

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Film evenings, draughtbusting, Lady Godiva, courgettes & local food

We are delighted to announce a series of public film screenings which will take place at 7.30pm at Forest Recycling Project (2c Bakers Avenue, E17 9AW), on the last Saturday in September, October & November:     Sat 29th Sep: The … Continue reading

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Draughtproofing workshop success, meeting report, new blog

8 Transition Walthamstow members plus a number of curious onlookers crowded into a back room at The Mill last Saturday for workshop on reducing energy loss from homes. HEET experts Tom & Adam demonstrated how to fit draughtproofing for windows … Continue reading

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