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Posts from ‘January, 2011’

Permaculture – Full 72 hour design course – Chorley

Full 72 hour design course – Chorley Led by Angus Soutar assisted by Ann Kolodziejsk and Emma Leaf-Grimshawi. One Saturday per month, starts Saturday 19th February at Meridiane House, Chorley. Good public and car transport links. Note that we are just hiring facilities from Meridiane and that they are not involved in convening the course.

Living in a big greenhouse

Jane Poynter tells her story of living two years and 20 minutes in Biosphere 2 — an experience that provoked her to explore how we might sustain life in the harshest of environments.

Fences Down! Fostering Community in an Urban Neighborhood

Gardens replace driveways, a chicken coop replaces a garage, and personal relationships are deepening. Meet the residents of three adjoining houses, who removed the fences and talk about shared projects (and their one auto!), meals together, ecological living, and treasured conviviality. This idea could transform urban and suburban neighborhood life anywhere.

North West Friends Of The Earth New Year Gathering Sat 5th Feb 2011

Hands up who wants to stand up for the planet? All the idea’s, skills & connections you need to kick start your campaigning in 2011. Saturday 5th February, 11am – 5pm People’s History Museum, Bridge Street, Manchester For booking info:

Raw Magic in Manchester, Saturday 9th April

What are the best raw foods to include and which are the best to avoid with Kate Magic.  Saturday 9th April, 2011, 1 – 3pm Merci Centre, Bridge 5  Mill,  22a Beswick St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 7HR cost £15 waged, £10 unwaged For more details and book a place please contact Lorraine 07749 847869 or Becky [...]

Food Foraging in Rivington, Sunday 8th May

A foraging walk with Jesper Launders will take place on Sunday 8th May 2011 Numbers will be limited to 25, for more information or to book your place please contact Vicky 01204 695093 or vicky (at] (remember to use the @ symbol – we removed it here because we get spam otherwise)