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What's On?

Edible Garden news

St Mary's Edible Garden goes from strenght to strength, despite the lockdown. Read what we have got up to this year here.

Dorset Council Climate and Ecological Emergency Strategy and Action Plan

Dorset Council plans to go zero carbon by 2050 in line with national targets. But is that ambitious enough? A new interactive map, produced by Carbon Copy, compares local authorities round the country - it does not show us in a good light. By clicking on the 'climate Action Plan you can get more details.

Dorset Climate Action Network have produced a a useful summary which can be seen here

Peoples' Assemblies 

Dorset Action have organised four peoples assemblies on Climate change. Details can be found on their website . (Dorset Action are inspired by XR; not to be confused with Dorset Climate Action Network Dorset CAN. No this is not Peoples front of Judaea all over again, many people are in both!)

Meetings with Chris Loder

West Dorset Environmental Alliance has been meeting with Chris Loder to brief him on environmental issues. We include representatives of West Dorset Friends of the Earth, Turn Lyme Green, Beaminster ECO group and TTB.

The next zoom meeting is this Friday, where we will be discussing Renewable Energy and Retrofiting our housing stock/ Green Homes grants. The briefing paper may be of interest:



Feeding Britain, Our Food Problems and How to Fix Them.

A Conversation with Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy

Tim’s book Feeding Britain, Our Food Problems and How to Fix Them has recently been published by Penguin.

Here is a copy of the slides he used in his conversation.

Bounce Forward – 'What is - What if - What next?

Organised by Transition Network


This series of zoom meetings was recorded, and will soon be available to watch online.

Vegetable Glut stall

Many thanks for all the people who supported our stall at St Mary's school. From next week, there will be a glut stall at St Swithin' church car park on Thursday from 10-1.00. If you have any crops surplus to your requirements please bring them along. If you wish to shar in this bounty you are very welcome. The stall will be run by the Bridport Local Food Group and the Fridge.

Growing through Climate Change: local responses to food security

After brilliant webinar on Food security in Bridport, you can read the third newsletter here, from the Seeding Our Future group

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