Author Archives: Kirsty

We’ve updated our maps, hurrah!

It’s been a long night – but at last, we have an updated map of over 100 of our local producers in Suffolk! From garden gates to large farms, we hope you’ll find something wonderful near you. Check our our … Continue reading

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Rising to the Challenge in Ipswich!

Transition Ipswich and the fine folks at the People’s Community Garden at Maidenhall Allotments rose to the challenge today with a brilliant kick-off event. We were treated to a bread-making workshop with the wonderful baker Jonathan, who gave us a … Continue reading

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Calling all facebookers and bloggers!

The numerous Transition groups across Suffolk undertaking the challenge this year have a new facebook page, aiming to bring everyone together in one place to share tips and events information. Have a look and please do ‘like’ our page to … Continue reading

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A busy start to the year… workshops, blogs and more research!

Happy February everyone! We had a fantastic Community Resilience Workshop last month, with over 40 people attending to discuss future Transition initiatives and build on existing projects, including the next local food challenge. The brief outputs of the workshop are … Continue reading

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Happy 2013 to all our 30 Mile Challengers!

Greetings again one and all, as we move into a new year, and hopefully, another year of local food. This year we hope some of you have made some resolutions to spend more in local shops and support more local … Continue reading

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We’ve completed the challenge, hurrah!

Thanks to those who came to our final event at the People’s Community Garden on Sunday.  We were a small group but all full of ideas and stories about how we’ve managed the challenge for the last 30 days. We … Continue reading

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Fun had by all at our 3rd Cook Local session

We’re still buzzing with excitement after sourcing, cooking and heartily munching through 5 courses of local vegetarian food last night at the WI kitchen in Ipswich. Thanks go out to the 10 lovely people who came to learn new dishes … Continue reading

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Inaugural oven firing a success!

Despite a lengthy process lighting the oven, we had a great pizza party down at the  People’s Community Garden on Friday evening. People brought their toppings and enjoyed adding them to the dough, kindly made for us in advance by … Continue reading

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Tuesday Update, 4th September 2012

There are still 3 places available for the Cook Local Pasta Making evening tomorrow,  Wednesday 5th, £10 each (see Events for more details).  Contact Lucy on Ips 250499 by 10am Wednesday to book. Upcoming events include the Pizza Party on Friday, see below, the Food … Continue reading

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The Challenge begins at last!

Saturday 1st September 2012 We have reached day 1 of the 30 Mile Local Food Challenge. We’re all very excited about eating local food for the next month and supporting our local producers here in Suffolk! We have had a … Continue reading

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