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Introducing The Grassroots Directory!

The Grassroots Directory is a new format source book that will list some of the most innovative, practical and exciting community-led projects in the UK. Sharp-looking and handy, this volume aims to showcase over 200 enterprises, spaces and co-operative ventures … Continue reading

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ARCHIVE: Surfers on a mission to protect our waves

As we head towards late summer and (some of us) to the beach, here is a great surfing story from  our archives. Our sports pages always contained a community and environmental twist. This back page story by campaigner Andy Commins … Continue reading

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Low Carbon Community Farm in Suffolk appeals for help!

Community Supported Agricultural (CSA) schemes not only provide organic, ethically produced food for local communities, but they also restore depleted soil, bring back biodiversity and help reforge human relationships with the land. Oak Tree Farm, featured in TFP6, keeps hens, … Continue reading

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ARCHIVE: Love means letting go of flying

When we put together the preview edition of Transition Free Press, one of our first Talkback pieces was on the highly contentious, high carbon taboo subject of flying – a sticking point for many people engaged in radical energy descent. … Continue reading

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Platform campaigner detained in Azerbaijan on her way to ‘Oil Games’

As Baku prepares to host the 2015 European Games, those who oppose the country’s leading family, and its oil wealth, are facing a crack down. In this post, Amy Hall explains why British oil and gas company BP is accused … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY: Market forces

In TFP’s community pages we published practiical stories that could inspire others to set up similar projects. Here  Jo Wheatley from Transition Wivenhoe, describes how their food group reignited their local market.  Farmers’ Markets are key places for grassroots initiatives … Continue reading

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Introducing TFP archive posts: Ugo Vallauri and The Restart Project

From 2011 to 2014 Transition Free Press featured many dynamic and innovative projects initiated by Transition and community-based social enterprises. During the next few months we will be posting some of the highlights from our archive. You can see the … Continue reading

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