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Worcester Food Rescue Meeting 31 March 2018

Worcester Food Rescue Meeting at the Pump House Centre (Gheluvelt Park), Saturday 31st March 2018, 1pm till 2.30.

This meeting is to update our volunteers on our progress and forthcoming plans. If you’re thinking about volunteering and …

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Gearing up for a new year at the Old North Stables

 

Our volunteers are rolling up their sleeves to get stuck into a new year at our teaching and display gardens on Pitchcroft! If you can spare an hour or two to help out please do get in touch or pop down to the site. Our usual opening hours are: Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri 10am -3pm and Sat 10am-1pm. Please call Tony on 07532108144 to check times or to find out more .

Our current task list includes:

  • Planting trees and shrubs in our forest garden area
  • Building new raised beds ready for the planting season
  • Weeding and scrub clearance
  • Putting up bird boxes

All welcome, no previous experience required. Please see map below if you’re not sure where we’re based. Hope to see you soon!

New Date for the 2018 Seed Swap 2018: 17th March

Seed Swap 2018 New Date

This year’s Seed Swap event will now take place outside Worcester Guildhall on Saturday 17th March 2018, 11am-3pm. Bring your spare vegetable, fruit and salad seeds and swap them for a new variety or something …

Build a Wind Turbine in a Day!

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Build a wind turbine in one day! Get hands-on with a unique wind turbine making experience!

Take part in our one day workshop on Saturday 9th December 2017 at The Cube, Albert Road North, Malvern, WR14 2YF.

This …

Apple pressing 2017 round up

Juiceometer final 2017

This year’s apple pressing season has drawn to a close with our Juiceometer standing at a very respectable 2122 litres for the season. To all the volunteers and customers who help make our apple pressing …

Worcester Food Rescue Update

The Worcester Food Rescue is going from strength to strength with regular collections of surplus food from a Worcester Supermarket and deliveries to Acorns, St. Richard Hospice, St. Pauls Hospice and the YMCA. Recently we …

Apple Pressing Events 2017

Apple pressing dates 2017

This year’s programme of apple pressing events is now underway! Bring surplus apples or pears from your trees and get them pressed into juice with our Orchard Worker volunteers. Please remember to bring enough clean, …

Worcester Show 2017

Worcester Show

This year’s Worcester Show takes place at Gheluvelt Park on Sunday 13th August, 10am-5pm. This free event really is a great day out for all the family, with music and entertainment, kids activities, exhibitions of …

BBQ at the Old North Stables

BBQ 2017

Please come to our annual Summer Barbecue, taking place at the Old North Stables on Sunday 20th August 2017 from 2pm. Your chance to have a look around our teaching and display gardens and find …

Foodie Festival 2017

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Transition Worcester has very kindly been offered the use of a pop up shop in the Crowngate Shopping Centre as part of the Worcester Foodie Festival, which takes place from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th …

Summer Pruning Workshop

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Location: Old North Stables

We have about 50 cordon apple trees at the stables.Grafted during a Worcester Orchard Workers course they are now 5 years old and growing well. To ensure they are easy to pick …

Launch of the Worcester Food Rescue

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Worcester Food Rescue
The Old North Stables CIC (part of Transition Worcester) is happy to announce the start of the “Worcester Food Rescue”. Worcester Food Rescue volunteers have started collecting surplus food four nights a week …

Happy First Birthday to Repair Cafe Worcester

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Happy Birthday to Repair Cafe Worcester, which celebrated its first birthday this month! The Repair Cafe allows people to enjoy tea, coffee and cake while getting their broken household items repaired by a team of volunteers.Since it opened …

AGM & Worcester Food Rescue Talk 13th June 2017

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Please join us for Transition Worcester’s Annual General Meeting, taking place at Cafe Bliss (Sansome St, WR1 1UH) on Tuesday 13th June 2017 at 7.30pm. Find out about what we have been up to over …

Elderflower forage 3rd June 2017

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We’ll be running our ever popular elderflower forage on Saturday 3rd June 2017. As always we are keeping a close eye on the progress of the flowers. In the past we’ve had to move the …

Plant Swap Saturday 6th May 2017

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Transition Worcester’s popular Plant Swap event returns on Saturday 6th May 2017. Bring your surplus fruit and veg plants, herbs or salads to swap for something else. This is a great chance to try growing …