Community Food Forest – First meeting!

Transition Towns Kapiti invites you to a Brainstorming on Establishing a Food Forest.

This Sunday the 7th June, 2-4pm.

Roll over Community Gardens – Here comes TTK Community Food Forest

After an inspiring night watching the very entertaining and informative Geoff Lawton’s Establishing a Food Forest Documentary and a enthusiastic discussion afterwards, Andrew come up […]

Community Food Forest – Planning first meeting.

Planning for leadup to first meeting,

Set a date, perhaps 31st May or 7th June Sunday 1pm onwards.

Email to those interested from ttk mailing list, with a synopsis.

Agenda/schedule for first meeting,

Introduction Brainstorming Collect Ideas Define Actions Ask for commitments Decide on next meeting and/or action

Suggestions for steering brainstorming

Structure and function […]

Kapiti Coast Freecycle

http://au.groups.yahoo.com/group/KapitiCoastFreecycle/

The Kapiti Coast FREECYCLE group is open to all who want to “recycle” that special something rather than throw it away. Whether it’s a chair, a fax machine, piano or an old door, feel free to post it. Or maybe you’re looking to acquire something yourself! Nonprofit groups are also welcome to participate too!

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Episode of Powerdown from Ireland.

http://transitionculture.org/2009/05/21/the-powerdown-show-now-available-heret/

http://www.cultivate.ie/learning/powerdown/

Roll over Community Garden – Here comes TTK Community Food Forest

After an inspiring night watch the very entertaining and informative Geoff Lawton’s Food Forest Documentary and a discussion afterwards, Andrew come up with a fantastic idea about instead of having a community garden, having a Community Food Forest. His reasoning was that because people on the coast have their own land for vegie gardens not […]

Kapiti Cycling Evening meeting – Take a Ride on a Bike

Kapiti Cycling is holding an event on 27 May at 6.30pm in the Committee Room of the Community Centre, Paraparaumu.

We will be showing DVD’s about the Otago Rail Trail and the Little River Trail between Christchurch and Little River on Banks Peninsula. Fliers are now being printed and we will send the advert to […]

TT Waikanae Community Garden Session

Hi all,

We’re having another gardening session at the Community Garden, 26 Greenaway Rd, Waikanae – 10am to noon this Saturday.

We’re basically just tidying up from the summer crops and putting the beds into winter crops.

All ages welcome. For those who haven’t been before, it’s a great time of learning and working with […]

Support your local council by saying no to a Supercity.

From the perspective of Peak Oil and Climate Change this sort of thing is a disastrous step backwards. Building resilience means supporting your local initiatives, getting involved with your local council, being part of a relocalisation of community. This could happen to Wellington Region and that includes Kapiti.

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Post Your Support for Raumati Railway Station!

Throw your support behind getting a new railway station.

Raumati Station Website

Transition Towns in the NY Times

An amazing article has just been published in the New York Times, looking at Transition Towns. It has an example of an Alaskan town, with a wide-ranging population moving towards transitioning. It takes a good look at community-building and concludes beautifully:

“For a wide range of not-always-consistent reasons, people in Sandpoint decided that Transition could […]

Seedy Sunday Exchange

I’ve been asked for a bit more information regarding the ‘swap’ part of Seedy Sunday. As this is our first meeting, we’re going to give this a bit more structure until we can talk as a group about what we would like to see happen here.

So the plan so far for April […]

Fair Weather at Sustainable Home and Garden Show

Hi all,

We had an excellent weekend at the Sustainable Home and Garden Show in Kapiti. The weather was brilliant all weekend, so there was an awesome turnout on both days. Our tent was especially cool because we had living economies and not 1, not 2, but 3 Transition groups: TTKapiti, TT Otaki and the […]

Seedy Sunday

First meeting – Sunday 19 April

What is Seedy Sunday?

It’s a relaxed gathering for those who garden, or want to learn about gardening, growing food and sustainability, to share ideas and inspiration. There will be a short talk or video at each meeting and a bit of discussion about what should […]

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