Author: Judy

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Workdays at the Railway Orchard

Come and help us grow some in the centre of Dorchester at the Railway Community Orchard. We have regular workdays on the 1st Saturday of every month and you’ll find us there from 11.00am until 3.00pm. The orchard has been created on what was an area of overgrown land and we’ve been very busy clearing …

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Thursday, November 1, 2012

Green Drinks has moved!

Green Drinks hosted by Transition Town Dorchester is a regular monthly event and is held in Goldie’s, Dorchester on the 1st Thursday of each month. This international green social networking phenomenon offers a chance for people who are interested in environmental issues to meet socially for a drink and a chat. Started in London in 1989, …

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012

greendor | eco-homes in Dorchester 8/9 September.

Greendor 2012 is Dorchester’s first Open Eco-Homes weekend. Homes with eco-features will open up to the public on the weekend of 8th and 9thSeptember, during the annual Dorset Architectural Heritage Week.  This is a chance to see how to green your home, and chat to people who’ve done it. Among the features that can be …

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Community Farm work days

Don’t forget! Regular Community Farm workdays are held every month on the 2nd Saturday and the 4th Sunday 10am – 3pm. It’s not all work! We have a  shared lunch (bring what you like) and cups of tea on tap, lots of chat – get to know someone new? A good social gathering interspersed with shared growing, sowing, …

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Communities Living Sustainably – have your say

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Sunday, April 15, 2012

Spring News and AGM

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Friday, March 9, 2012

Top Tips for Retrofits 31st March

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Monday, January 23, 2012

Farm workday Sun 29th Jan

The next farm workday will be on Sunday 29th January….yes, I know that’s the 5th Sunday this month, but we’ve had to rearrange to avoid having two in a row….. it’s 10-ish until 3-ish with shared lunch in the middle. Lots to do, so hope you can come!

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Orchard workday Sun 22nd Jan

We had a great day at the Orchard on Sunday. A large area was prepared for tree planting on the next workday (4th Feb), and while we dug we were serenaded by violins, a guitar and singing  – and best of all there was a record turnout of about 20 people …oh and the sun shined. …

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Thursday, January 5, 2012

Here we come a-wassailing!!

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Monday, November 14, 2011

Home Energy Saving Winner!

When Lorraine Wong (right) decided to borrow an electricity monitor from our loan scheme, she had very little idea how much electricity she was using in her everyday life. Six months later, at the close of the scheme, the monitor has helped her to make behavioural changes that have saved her money, reduced her carbon …

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Fame at last!

Underlanche Community Farm was given a mention in a talk given a while ago by Rob Hopkins at the 2011 Tagore Festival held at Dartington.  You’ll find it 24 minutes into the video which is called: ‘Transition as Cookery: my presentation at the 2011 Tagore Festival In today’s post on Transition Culture, Rob says “A …

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Three years already? Would you believe it!

AGM Saturday 7th May And this year we’ve negotiated with the Railway Orchard folk to hold the event at their site. Come and have a look at one of our projects and DON’T FORGET to bring some plants to swap. The Orchard Group will be having a workday until about 2 pm when the AGM …

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Energy Group ‘bring & share’ meeting – Monday 10th January

The next Transition Town Dorchester Energy Group meeting is… our usual bring-and-share meal and Energy discussion/meeting where we will be putting the final touches to  plans for the Energy Monitors project which goes live soon!  All welcome! Date: Monday 10th January Time: 7.00pm Place: 53 Great Cranford Street, Poundbury DT1 3SQ Tel: 01305 266548 Please bring a contribution …

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