Transition Towns - Maitland
Transition Towns - Maitland
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Commenced:
01/04/2010
Submitted:
05/02/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
C/- Purple Pear Farm, Maitland, NSW, AU
Phone:
02 49320443
Website:
www.purplepear.net.au
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate





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Adrian King Chris Wallis David  n Abigail Don Hansford Gordon Williams John Mackenzie Kerri Paine Millie Hrdina Paul Luscombe Paul Luscombe Shelley McClure Vanessa Monge Augusto Fernandes Vic Gaffney
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Transition Towns - Maitland

Project Type

Urban, Community, Demonstration, Educational, Permaculture Local Group/Transition Town/Permablitz

Project Summary

As a part of the Hunter Transition Initiative TT Maitland is looking to build a resilient city and looking to bring skills for living sustainably to people in the area.

Project Description

We currently organize a bike rally day each month to raise awareness to issues in transport.

Our permablitzes are aimed to take the place of community gardens as the yards in the area are large enough to grow food well and the format of getting a group in a street or area together to assist each other during and after instalation of the infrustructure and plants. For one or two days "the TT team"" will help design and construct the garden with the local group and of course offer ongoing support but the group functions within itself.

Awareness raising and member recrutement is done at monthly meeting which alternate between movie nights and Open Space forums and venuse too change between Purple Pear Farm and Cornerstone Organic Cafe.

 

Updates

Moving Planet

On September 24th we hosted the Transition Towns - Maitland "Day of Action" in association with the 350.org group

Posted about 8 years ago (0 comments)

Movies that matter

One of the additions to the activities of TT Maitland is "Movies that Matter"

Posted over 8 years ago (2 comments)

Citrus Drive

TT Maitland is planning a citrus drive and will endeavour to use unwanted backyard citrus from the town.

Posted over 8 years ago (0 comments)

Bike Awareness Today at Organic Feast.

Your chance to show you are a transitioner and proud of it by riding your bike in Maitland.

Posted almost 9 years ago (0 comments)

Open Space @ TT Maitland

The next meeting will be open space discussions on topics provided by YOU.

Posted almost 9 years ago (0 comments)

Next Meeting for TT-Maitland

Have you seen "Dirt - the movie" ? It will be offered for viewing as part of the fun at our next meeting. If you are inthe area then come.

Posted almost 9 years ago (0 comments)

Bike awareness

Bicycles as a mode of transport are vital to any energy decent action plan. They can be a lot of fun and very do-able for a young TT group.

Posted almost 9 years ago (0 comments)
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