Bridport Climate Forums

Bridport Climate Forums Consultation sessions with community organisations and networks In person: November 23, 5.30-7.00pmOnline: November 24, 7.00-8.30pm These consultation meetings are being hosted by two local environmental organisations with support and input from Bridport Town Council. The aim is to bring together local organisations and networks of all kinds to explore together how we … Read more

Bridport Climate Café: Thursdays November 18, December 9, 2-4pm at Soulshine Café, South Street

A climate café is an informal, supportive space where you can talk about your feelings on climate change. The group will be supported by trained volunteer facilitators: it’s a confidential space for respectful listening, whatever your views. All are welcome, including young adults from 16 up. It’s not a therapy group, and it’s not a … Read more

Nature Immersion Course for GPs – 21-22 October 2021

Overview The Tamar Faculty and the Hazel Hill Trust are delighted to be running this two day nature resilience immersion course with overnight stay.  It will offer a different way to gain new insights and skills and to raise your resilience and nourish your wellbeing. The course is being held at a farm located in … Read more

Practical local climate change responses

A briefing and discussion evening, Tuesday 21 September at 7pm United Church, East Street, Bridport, DT6 3LJ There are plenty of practical, positive ways that households and community groups can respond to the increasing climate extremes we’re seeing both locally and across the world. This evening is part of Great Big Green Week, and is … Read more

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

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

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