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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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Into the Final Week of the Challenge and another Party!

For those of you who have been following the Challenge, the end is in sight. For those who have not yet started, it’s not too late to have a go, even for a day.  We hope you have discovered some … 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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The Pizza Oven is Fired up and ready to Go!

Gemma and I removed the sand dome inside the oven this afternoon – and it didn’t collapse!  After a lot of dying embers, puffing and smoke in our eyes we got a fire lit, which should help to dry it … 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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Even Bigger Garden Party event at the People’s Community Garden

Our second event was a presence at the Even Bigger Garden Party, organised by the People’s Community Garden on Maidenhall allotments in Ipswich. Transition Ipswichers were there demonstrating how to press local rapeseed oil thanks to a loan of an … Continue reading

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Launch event a great success!

Thanks to the sterling efforts of a number of Transition Ipswichers helping coordinate and man our stand, we had a fantastic launch day in May at the Festival of Green Ideas! The Friends Meeting House on Fonnereau Road was buzzing … Continue reading

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