Way back on 9
th March, 6 GPG members went to a presentation on Cittaslow. We arrived with open minds and left full of enthusiasm and hope.
Cittaslow as presented by Jan Kearns, a town councillor from Mold where cittaslow has taken root, came across as a movement that might be just the ticket for Penarth!
Continue reading “More about cittaslow….”
Present: Tricia Griffiths (Chair) 7 visitors & 23 others
Apologies: Mary Taster, Ramesh Patel, Val Roberts, Alison Norris
1. Introduction to Food topic by Sandy Clubb
Covered issues including:
The concept of being ‘only 9 meals from anarchy’ i.e. the supermarkets only stock enough food for three days,
Buying food from developing countries for example the impact exporting green beans from Kenya has on local crops,
Ways in which individual can make a difference by changing what we buy, where we buy it, growing more of our own.
Continue reading “Food presentation: minutes of meeting 30/03/10”
From derelict patch to productive plot...
Longing to get growing but haven’t got a garden?
Have a garden with space for someone else to grow some veg?
Penarth Plotsharers are encouraging people to get together to share gardens. If you’d like to know more – contact us on
There will be a good, old-fashioned hustings event on Thursday, 22nd April, 7pm at the Tabernacle Church, PlasseyStreet. Questions to:
This is our chance to ask nominiated candidates for the General Election directly about their views on a wide range of questions – including the
environment. Questions will also be taken on the door.
More on food in Cardiff during April…
The Cardiff Food Alliance & Friends of the Earth have a whole month of food events Look at the Cardiff Food Alliance website.
Sunday, 23rd May 3pm. Buy locally grown plants
at All Saints Church Hall, Victoria Square Penarth.If you want to sell plants yourself, phone 02920 704510. Proceeds from sale to Practical Action Zimbabwe.