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Incredible Edible Llandrindod News

1.Green Man Garden working party Sunday 8/6/14th June, 10am to 12 ish
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Work on the Green Man Fruit Garden is well underway; the next working party will be this Sunday: here is a message from Margaux about it "We will be at the Green Man Garden this Sunday 8th June from 10 am onwards. Anyone who can make it is welcome and will get a free taster of woven fence making and gardening with edible perennials! We should have all the materials we need but bring gloves as it can be tough on the hands. We are coming up with a layout for planting the plants we have (if you have any more you think would be especially good for the GMG, let us know ASAP and we will try to fit it on the layout), and we will hopefully have the compost bin and some free compost too. Looking forward to another productive day! Margaux "
 

Copies of Low-impact Development presentation

Copies of the slides used by Gwen and Rob at their talk earlier this week are now available for TLT members.  Download here.

 

Green Man Fruit Garden working party 20/5/2014

green_man_face3bCalling all gardeners and permaculturists!

TLT members Margaux and Josh have been taking a permaculture look at the Green Man Fruit Garden, and come up with some ideas for adding  edible perennials and useful things like an information board, compost bin, decorative edging &  plant supports. To find out more and get involved with planning and caring for the garden,  please join us at 10 am in the Coop alley way on Tuesday 20th May, bringing gardening gloves and tools if you have them.  

DONATIONS VERY GRATEFULLY RECEIVED

- Globe artichoke
- Sorrel
- Tree spinach
- perennial kale
- Welsh onion
- Tree onion
- Garlic chive

- any other edible perennials

2012 start of the Green Man Fruit Garden

COMING SOON: INCREDIBLE EDIBLE LLANDRINDOD watch this space!

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TLT Social Meeting 27 May 2014: TALK "The Significance of Low-impact Development and the Transition Movement"

plot1-lammasThe next meeting of Trawsnewid Llandrindod Transition will be on Tuesday 27 May from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Herb Garden Café, Llandrindod. Rob Oakey and Gwen Sanderson will be talking about low-impact development.

ALL ARE WELCOME! free admittance includes hot drink and cake served at 7pm.

The evening will include a talk on what low-impact development is, in terms of building, land use, energy, water and community. Rob and Gwen will give a brief summary of planning permission in the UK and the Welsh policy context (One Planet Development and TAN 6 and the One Planet Council), some examples of obstacles and success stories, and will discuss the relationship between the mainstream and the margins. There will be a question-and-answer session after the talk.

Rob Oakey and Gwen Sanderson were involved in Transition City Lancaster before becoming WWOOF volunteers to learn about low impact developments, especially under TAN 6, Planning Policy Wales. Currently based between Llandysul (Montgomery) and Lancaster they continue to learn about small-scale land use and low-impact living.

 

MAY FAIR 2014 - thank you everyone

The second Llandrindod May Fair was held in the Pavilion on Bank Holiday Monday (5th May). The fair was a wonderful celebration of local community and talent, a very happy day, and attracted an estimated 500 visitors from the local community and further afield.

The warmest of thanks are extended to all the people who made the day such a success.

These are, in no particular order, as follows.

The 45 stallholders, who packed all the rooms of the Pavilion with a colourful mix of displays, activities, competitions and wares.

The 30 generous local businesses and residents who donated all the lovely prizes for the May Fair Chinese Auction. Proceeds from the Chinese Auction will go towards the running costs of transition town events in Llandrindod in the coming year, such as Repair Cafes and the Llandrindod May Fair 2015.

 


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