What: PERMACULTURE two day workshop facilitated by Graham Bell. When: Sat 23rd & Sun 24th July from 10am - 4pm Where: Quarries Farm, 403 Gransha Road, Bangor, BT19 7PX COSTS : Waged £30 per day, £50 for both days (unwaged costs available, please ask). Please contact Lagan Valley Permaculture to book your place. See attached leaflet for details firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0757 7979 057 - - - - - - - - - - - - -…See More
"Thanks Zandy! How are you? I'm working hard at a few different projects, have a few free hours this morning, so catching up... I hope you have some free time to chill and think, wherever you are! :o) Take care, Miriam"
Dear allI’ve organised a one day workshop ‘The Transition To Sustainable Communities: Justice, Resilience and Practices of Sustainable Living’ on Monday 29th March to which I’d like to extend an invitation.The final programme is not finalised (Download draft programme here: Queens Draft Programme.pdf) but confirmed speakers…See More
Ever wanted to dig up your local park...?Now's your chance! ;o)A beautiful new community garden is just beginning in the Waterworks Park in North Belfast, and this Saturday 20th March we're calling all you muscley and not-so-muscley people to come and give us a hand turning the soil...Best cure for a fuzzy head, don't ya know...Meeting at 10, working til 1 and then sitting down to some home cooked grub to thank you for your efforts.RSVP to me via 7th Gen if you're interested in coming, so we…See More
what great news, I would love to, let me know when you think of meeting up and I will see if I can get down to Belfast. Day times are better than evenings as Colin and I try to share the car trip. Anyway wooooo its exiting. The first…"
"Hi Rachel, wasn't sure of the best way to get in contact with you, hope this gets through. I'm working with John McCormick and Siobhan Craig on creating a community garden in the Waterworks Park in North Belfast. John had said you were…"
November 18, 2009 at 7pm to November 21, 2009 at 12am
Would you like to begin growing your own food, but are not sure where to begin? Perhaps gardening books make things look a bit complicated, of you could just do with some moral support from people who've done it before.These two relaxed sessions are for beginners who need the basics to get started.Sessions to include:...Looking at your back yard/windowsill: Where will I grow things?...Choosing some good crops to grow...Planning the year: What should I be doing now?...Seed orders...Ordering a…See More
"hi again miriam! thanks for letting me know of the saturday past. unfortunately a friend of foreign land has a surprise visit and snachted my attention from gardens that day, but I surely hope to be there soon and see what the craic is! yes, indeed,…"
"great stuff! i will be there you bet! will you be at 7th gen. meeting thursday night?see you then. definetely would love to get involved in some composting or other ideas for the garden. see you soon"
"Wotcha Emilie, there's a work day this Saturday 18th in the Eglantine Garden, from 10am (a bit early!) til 2pm (more civilized...) if you'd like to come along and give us a hand planting and clearing? Bring some lunch. And email…"
Hi Guys, thanks all for coming to the launch of the Organic Veg Club last month, we were really pleased with it. Activity has been quite slow so far, and I was wondering if any of you would have spare time (unlikely I know, but worth a try) to bounce ideas about how to promote the club. Like maybe a coffee in common grounds next week?let me know what youse think,Love MiriamSee More
Are you interested in social issues and do you want to hear view-points from people from all walks of life? Don't wait! Come to ourDISCUSSION NIGHTSThursday 16th April, 7–8.30 pm:What’s it like to feel like an outsider in Northern Ireland?It doesn’t matter what your background is, if you're from here or not, come and share your experiences and insights!Also see our upcoming Discussion evenings:Thursday 7th May, 7-8.30 pm:What are the distinctive characteristics of Protestant culture in NI?Is it…See More
Organic Veg Club LaunchYou are most warmly invited to a discussion on the local food economy, led by Lisa Fagan of Friends of the Earth, and John McCormick, local Organic producer. This event will run from 11.30 -1.30 on Thursday 19th February,Room SR8 in Elmwood Learning and Teaching Centre (behind the students union). Please come and share your views! The discussion will be followed by the first session of the Organic Veg club. Feel free to pass this message on to interested friends and…See More
what great news, I would love to, let me know when you think of meeting up and I will see if I can get down to Belfast. Day times are better than evenings as Colin and I try to share the car trip. Anyway wooooo its exiting. The first little snowdrop has come out in the garden up here. xx Rachel
hi again miriam! thanks for letting me know of the saturday past. unfortunately a friend of foreign land has a surprise visit and snachted my attention from gardens that day, but I surely hope to be there soon and see what the craic is! yes, indeed, i was very much so interested in community composting! hope to see you soon and talk more ( and get my hands green and dirty!)
I work in the same job as gerald by the way!
all the best, keep up the good work :)