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In Our Hands -Seeding Change

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In Our Hands -Seeding Change

Belhaven Church Hall (EH42 1NH), 7pm, Friday 12th April 2019 Pot luck supper, Film show and Discussion All change begins with a story and In Our Hands is the story of the farmers who, through hope, hard-graft and sheer bloody mindedness are refusing to be victims of history. This one hour documentary takes you on a journey across the fields of Britain, past the orchards of forgotten fruit and through the fields of ancient grains. The film reveals both the wisdom of the old and the innovations of the young, who are bringing back the worm to...

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Belhaven Community Garden, herbal workshops 2019

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Belhaven Community Garden, herbal workshops 2019

Anna Davis is an artist who recently completed the inspiring Wild Things course with Grass Roots Remedies in Edinburgh and is looking forward to sharing some wonderful herbal lore, finding medicine and health in the garden. All workshops on Saturdays 2-4pm with £5 donation to cover costs.  For more information on what to bring to each workshop and to book a place, please email annaecd@icloud.com   March 23rd -spring tonics, nettles and wild pesto April 27th -medicinal garden teas and drying and storing herbs May 18th -exploring the...

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Good Food Nation Consultation -what matters to you?

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Good Food Nation Consultation -what matters to you?

Good Food matters – to everyone. The Scottish Government agrees! They would like to enshrine five essential aspects of food production, transportation and consumption in a new Bill, paving the way for Scotland to become A Good Food Nation. They need to know what you feel is most important. Please take a few minutes to fill in this survey and spread the word in whatever way you can. This is an opportunity to influence what is in the new Bill. We will collate responses to this survey and submit it on your behalf. Thank you so much! If you would...

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Good Food Supper -March 7th@7.30pm

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Good Food Supper -March 7th@7.30pm

Good Food Matters to Everyone BUT it Needs to be Better for ALL of us -our kids, our health, our planet, you and me! Come to a Good Food Supper on Thursday 7th March, 7.30pm in St. Anne’s Church, Dunbar Tell the Scottish Government what YOU think by completing our survey. For more information contact Jo on 07496 118097 This event is part of our local consultation on the Scottish Government’s Good Food Nation Bill.

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Tuesday 26th Feb. -Talk: Climate Change – what does the IPCC’s “Global Warming of 1.5°C” Report mean?

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Tuesday 26th Feb. -Talk: Climate Change – what does the IPCC’s “Global Warming of 1.5°C” Report mean?

Social Evening and Presentation. Tuesday 26th February, Belhaven Church Hall, EH42 1NH 6.30pm door open 7pm Pot-luck supper- please bring something to share 8-9pm Presentation by Prof. David Stevenson followed by Discussion Climate Change – what does the IPCC’s “Global Warming of 1.5°C” Report mean? In November 2015, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) adopted the “Paris Agreement”, whose goal is to limit global warming to “well below 2°C” above pre-industrial levels and to “pursue efforts to” limit warming to...

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Pot-luck Supper, Podcast and Discussion: Belhaven Church Hall 7pm Tue 29th Jan 2019

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Pot-luck Supper, Podcast and Discussion: Belhaven Church Hall   7pm Tue 29th Jan 2019

New Year Solutions – Social evening on Tuesday 29th January. Using Radio 4’s excellent ‘New Year Solutions’ series of 15 min programmes exploring everyday solutions to the climate crisis, this evening we’ll be considering MEAT 6.30pm door open 7pm Pot-luck supper- please bring something to share 8-9pm Podcast and Discussion All very welcome, whether a member of Sustaining Dunbar or not. Free event.

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Pot-luck supper and Discussion 10th Dec 2018, ‘The Stables’ behind Belhaven Church

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Pot-luck supper and Discussion 10th Dec 2018, ‘The Stables’ behind Belhaven Church

  Is Dunbar a thriving community and economy in a thriving environment? Come and join the discussion, reviewing last year’s challenges and achievements, and Sustaining Dunbar’s vision for the future. 6.30 Doors Open 7pm Pot-luck supper- please bring something to share 8-9pm Discussion. All welcome- even if you can’t make all the evening, just come when you can. Non-members equally welcome. Free. ‘The Stables’ is down a path down the right side of Belhaven Church EH42 1NH          ...

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Apple Day 2018 Film

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Apple Day 2018 Film

This is a short film from Apple Day 2018 at our Belhaven Community Garden. It was made as part of North Light Arts, Natural Magic project. Apple Day from North Light Arts on Vimeo.

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Pot-luck supper and topical issue discussion

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Pot-luck supper and topical issue discussion

Monday 12th November at the Stables, behind Belhaven Parish Church 6.30pm doors open,  7pm Pot-luck supper-please bring something to share 8-9pm  -Discussion of topical issues relevant to our community and environment, local and global All welcome to whole or part of the evening, whether a member of Sustaining Dunbar or not. Come and join engaging conversation at this friendly, free event. For more information or with ideas you’d like to discuss please email info@sustainingdunbar.org  ...

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Pot-luck supper and discussion

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Pot-luck supper and discussion

Our next evening social evening and interactive workshop Belhaven Church Hall  Tuesday 16th october Doors open 6.30pm Bring and share meal 7pm Workshop 8-9pm Exploring Community Resilience 2 In this second workshop we will be making an assessment of how resilient we are now and will discuss what we can do to nurture our individual and community resilience so that we can face the future with hope and actively shape the post-carbon future we want to live in. Come for all or part of the evening. No need to have attended the first workshop. Free...

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