Lockdown has been in place here in the UK since the middle of March and had a huge affect on our activities. We had to improvise quick, like everyone, and adapt to a rapidly changing context of how we live, where we live. Over the early weeks, our growing core group found our niches and put […]

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130 people joined us for 2 events during London National Park City Festival Week! Our 2 linked workshops, called Growing Community in the Heart of Wandsworth, invited people to come and get their hands dirty learning how to make vertical planters, potting on, creating leaf pressings and loads more. They also created a lasting echo […]

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Jellybrella does! (now we know…)On the Bank Holiday weekend and all next week: combine your love of creativity and fun with shopping in a good cause. Visit the super new Wandsworth Oasis shop at 61 Balham High Rd & admire windows full of Jellybrella creations.  The Jellybrellas were created last week by local adults with […]

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We’ve enjoyed and learned so much from our partnership project with CARAS which has been running since spring 2015.Here’s a short update on several of the strands – taking the first three in the list above, each of which has involved the Youth Club for asylum-seekers and refugees. We’ll share Update #2 soon. As ever, […]

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30 passionate Tooting folk came to The Selkirk (thanks so much Ben and the team!) on Wednesday night to join our 4 fantastic speakers, Kemi Akinola, Robert Biel, Robyn Knight and Sue Sheehan, in wrestling with the big dilemmas of sustainable food systems and what we can do locally. Our title was “Local Food is […]

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It takes many people to make Tooting Foodival happen.   Here’s a short thank-you to (hopefully) most of you! GROWERS Without your generous contributions of locally grown producewe would not have been feasting! Charles & Lesley, Foulser Rd – tarragon & bay leaves  Elisabetta, Dahomey Rd – Tuscan kale, cima di rapa, marrow, leeks, chard, pumpkin […]

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We’re thrilled with the fun and buzz at the Tooting Foodival last Saturday! Thanks to all who contributed their time, equipment, skills and produce to make it a success (see the I Grew This 2018 blog post).  Over 600 people took part on a sunny Tooting afternoon!Much more to share about it soon on this […]

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Here at Transition Town Tooting we love a chance to celebrate – and we don’t mind a good birthday cake either! Last month was our annual general meeting and party, the perfect opportunity to reflect on the past year, look forward to the future and celebrate the now. We had feedback from some of our […]

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