Open Veg and Fruit Gardens Wednesday May 19 2021, 2-5pm

Photo: Edible Gardens, St Mary’s Primary School Seeding our Future and Transition Town Bridport will be hosting ‘Open Veg and Fruit Gardens’ on Wednesday 19 May between 2- 5 pm, to exchange information about what some food growers in Bridport are doing to adapt to climate change There will be an opportunity for you to … Read more

Emerging from emergency

Hopes, joys, skills, support for life beyond lockdown Saturday July 17: 2-5pm, BridportWith Alan Heeks and John Harley In recent weeks, we’ve had a big loosening of lockdown, with hopefully more to come soon : so how will we use our new freedom? This workshop offers a hopeful, supportive space for us to explore: harvesting … Read more

Woodland Resilience Immersion Retreat For Doctors

Nature-based ways to resource yourself and your practice Tuesday 20th July at 5pm until Thursday 22nd July at 5pmSingle accommodation. Vegetarian food locally sourced where possible. Total £275 The impact of prolonged overload, COVID working and the stress of facing ever-rising demands with shrinking resources, is calling us to respond creatively. This Woodland Resilience Immersion … Read more

Grow your own Happiness

60-90-minute online workshop Cultivate your wellbeing with gardening skills! Available for group bookingsWith Alan Heeks In these stormy times, we need new skills to stay happy.  A cultivated ecosystem, like a garden, is a role model for human nature: this workshop shows how gardening methods can help you grow your own happiness and deepen the … Read more

NATURAL HAPPINESS:

Deepen your roots, nourish your fruits with the Gardener’s Way July 9-11 2021: at Hazel Hill Wood, near Salisbury With Alan Heeks, Jane Sanders and Marcos Frangos As restrictions ease, we’re facing new freedom and possibilities. How do we stay steady and make fruitful choices, serving ourselves and the bigger picture? This weekend is a … Read more

Digging deeper into local food

Online briefing and discussion:Tuesday January 12, 7.00-8.30pm Organised and hosted by Transition Town Bridport and Seeding our Future Our food supply is more fragile than it appears. Some 40% of our food comes from abroad,and depends on good harvests, stable climate and frictionless borders. Covid, ClimateChange and Brexit are make feeding Britain even more precarious. … Read more

Why local food matters for Bridport

Bridport has a reputation as a foodie centre, but how solid is our local food security? Several local organisations believe we need to grow and buy more of our produce locally: you can find out more at their stall on Barrack Street in the December 12 Farmers Market. The main problem from climate change for … Read more

Deepen your Roots

Resilience, Connection and Joy for crazy times   Five online workshops: Wednesdays April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 4.30-6 pm, 4.30-6 pm With Alan Heeks and Karim Hadden  In stormy times, we all need to deepen our roots and find more resources, more support. This series of online workshops offers ways to cultivate spiritual resilience, make supportive connections, … Read more

Growing through Climate Change: local responses to food security

How we can strengthen the food economy around BridportOnline seminar and discussion: Wednesday 10 June: 7.00-8.30 pmHosted by Transition Town Bridport, Seeding our Future and Bridport Local Food Group We have a big opportunity to make Bridport’s food economy less vulnerable to shocks from pandemics and climate change: the key is for consumers to support … Read more

Future Conversations – Taster session – 16 June 2020

What is the present situation telling us about our future? What are the new possibilities? Are you interested in exploring how we can build better communities and build our resilience? We’re inviting you to an online taster session to preview this 6 week journey Connect and share our hopes as well as our fears and challenges Build your inner … Read more