Food & Growing

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You will also find our projects under the ‘Projects’ category. If you need access to material from our old site, it is archived here: http://www.transitiontownbrixton.org/2009/12/the-food-group-page/.

GROWER’S PACK:HOW TO GET A COMMUNITY GARDEN GOING

GROWER’S PACK:HOW TO GET A COMMUNITY GARDEN GOING

Click here for the pack (pdf format). We have reduced the size of the file for easier download and printing, but it is still quite large so may take a while to load. If you need a higher definition file for printing, please contact us.

Here is a taste of the guide – the first page [...]

Growing communites – expression of interest form

The Growing Communities’ Model
Expression of Interest Form March 2009
 
The core concept behind the Growing Communities’ model is the use of community-led trading as a practical mechanism for improving our food system: changing it from one which is damaging to one that is more sustainable and resilient.   The model aims to be a flexible model which [...]

Growing communities flowchart

 
FLOWCHART for the first phase of the GrowIng Communities replication process
 

Initial recruitment phase

invitations. Key Principles. Introduce
Find
the GC Model people to consider setting up a box scheme using the GC Model.Seek

Action planning session (‘interview’)
feedback from participants.
Conduct action planning session with interviewees (groups or individuals) with a aim of working out appropriate Financial Model
We are [...]

Growing communites – food zone diagram

 
GROWING COMMUNITIES’ FOOD ZONE DIAGRAM: What a sustainable re-localised food system might look like in the future. Growing Communities has a set of Key Principles that we apply to our box scheme and farmers’ market to ensure they are as sustainable as possible. 
We also have a wider vision of what a sustainable, re-localised food system [...]

Growing communities manifesto for feeding the city

 
GROWING COMMUNITIES’ MANIFESTO FOR FEEDING THE CITY TAKING OUR FOOD SYSTEM BACK 
For the first time in history there are more people living in cities than in rural areas. As we begin to face up to the challenges of climate change, peak oil and resource depletion, the issue of how urban populations can best be fed [...]

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