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Green Party Swish – Clothes Swap Party

clothes swap

So ladies! Here is is our Green Party Fundraiser clothes swap Party for all who fancy a good old clear out of with the chance to update your wardrobe… A bit of a boogie, some fab Neals Yard Organic Remedies beauty treatments / gift ideas and chocolates by Sara de Groot…get together with your girlfriends, come out and shake your stuff …

SEFFA ex-commercial hens requiring a new home

chicken

SEFFA has a few hundred ex-commercial hens needing a forever home to escape the slaughter house. These were free range organic hens could do with a new home for xmas. Minimum donation per hen £5. Please reserve now to save these babes and avoid disappointment. Collection date will be announced as soon as we have a few hundred reserved.

Thank you (Essex, Basildon Collection Point only).

Please see the facebook page for more information.

Eco house open weekend 8th and 9th of September.

Chris and Rosie will be hosting another open weekend at their Eco house at 193 Burrs Road, Clacton.

Rosie and Chris’s home is a designated LAND Permaculture demonstration project by the UK Permaculture Association.   Visitors can see examples of solar electricity and water heating panels in action, wood fired cooking and central heating and a reed bed recycling our ’grey’ water. Chris and Rosie provide more than 50% of the food they eat from their garden and are happy to share their growing techniques.  They are also able to talk to people about recycling, keeping chickens and bees.  Entry is free.

The house if open from 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September

More information on www.ecodiy.org or ring on 01255 254548, email chris@ecodiy.org

All the best

Chris
http://www.ecodiy.org
Blog: http://ecodiy-chrisjs.blogspot.com/
My contact details
193 Burrs Rd
Clacton-on-sea CO15 4LN
01255 254548

Westcliff Permaculture Design Course, spring 2010

Announcing a full Permaculture Design Course to be held in Westcliff on Sea this Spring.

The full 72 hour Permaculture Design Course is a vital stage in the development of understanding of permaculture ethics, principles, design processes and implementation techniques providing essential skills for the post-peak oil world.

Held over 5 weekends at a venue less than an hour from central London, we will be running this course in partnership with Southend in Transition, Milton Community Partnership and Growing Together

Dates: 7 – 8 May
21 – 22 May
4 – 5 June
18 – 19 June
2 – 3 July

Times: 10 am – 6 pm, with optional additional sessions and/or social events on the Saturday evenings

Accomodation: options for attendees from outside of the Southend area are available, more details to follow

Cost: £450 – £300 depending on income, some concessionary places available, please enquire to Milton Community Partnership (see below) £50 secures a place

Led by: Graham Burnett and guest tutors

Full course details here

For enquiries and bookings contact Milton Community Partnership or tel 01702 213264

Please note that booking of places for this course is NOT through Spiralseed, please contact the MCP directly, thanks