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September 2018

Madingley Hall Local Food Fair

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Madingley Hall CB23 8AQ + Google Map

Join us at the annual Madingley Hall Local Food Fair where we will be promoting our Veg Cities Campaign! Celebrating the best in local artisan food and produce, from butchers and bakers to local gin makers, this pop-up farmers' market returns for its second year.Experience taste sensations in the glorious setting of Madingley Hall and grounds.  Book tickets  (its a free event!) Stalls open with treats to try and goods for purchase from 9.30am-4pm with lunch available to purchase from…

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Cambridge Repair Cafe Plus

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St. Andrews Hall, St Andrews Road
Cambridge, CB4 1DH
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The hugely popular Cambridge Repair Cafe is returning to Chesterton this autumn and there will be a few additional environmentally themed events on offer at the same time. Transition Cambridge and Cambridge Carbon Footprint are hosting the afternoon that will feature: A Repair Café: Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing. Bring along the following to be repaired and to pick up repair skills:small household appliances and electrical items, computers, mobile phones, bicycles, clothes (clean clothes…

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October 2018

Food Poverty is not acceptable in Cambridge: conference and action planning

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Storey’s Field Centre, Eddington Avenue
Cambridge, CB3 1AA United Kingdom
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Cambridge Food Poverty Alliance, believes now is the time for strategic and collaborative action in the City to tackle food poverty and insecurity. Cambridge is a small city, but one that is economically booming for many. However, many other people are struggling to put food on the table, and a healthy, balanced diet is far from their reach. Housing costs are extremely high and many people are in a situation where they have to choose between paying the rent, fuel…

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Milton Country Park Autumn Festival

October 7 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Milton Country Park, Milton
Cambridge, CB24 6AZ
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*New date: Sunday, 7th October* -  Due to adverse weather conditions, the event has been postponed. Any tickets purchased for 23rd September will automatically be valid for this event. Milton Country Park’s Autumn Festival is the park's biggest fundraiser and a popular event which has become a highlight of the year. Proudly committed to supporting local independent foodies, crafters and creatives, the Autumn Festival is not your average family fun day.  With wild outdoor play, traditional craft, magical adventures and a…

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Free Composting Workshops for Beginners

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 9:00 pm

National charity Garden Organic, in partnership with Cambridge City Council, are offering FREE composting workshops for beginners to show you how easy it is to start and be successful. Composting at home is simple to do, produces something for free and helps save time, money and the planet! Please note that venues vary and booking is essential. To book, please contact David Garrett at e: dgarrett@gardenorganic.org, t: 024 7621 7742, or register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/garden-organic-17905396510. Fri, 19th October, 7pm - 9pm…

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Volunteer for Cambridge 2018

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge

Volunteer for Cambridge is a day-long free event that brings together the local community and promotes opportunities for people to get involved with the causes they care about, give something back and gain skills. Join us at our Cambridge Sustainable Food stall and we'll be happy to chat to you about the many ways in which you can help and support our efforts to create better, healthier and more sustainable future for Cambridge.   Register your free place and enter a…

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Cambridge Global Food Security: Food supply in an uncertain future

October 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Site, Cambridge

Join a panel of experts as they discuss the challenges to our modern-day agriculture in the face of future extremes, including population growth, weather events and rising temperatures. Discover how historical and present-day examples of societies dealing with agricultural crises may hold the key to how we can secure our food supply in a changing world. This free event is open to the public and part of the University of Cambridge's Festival of Ideas 2018. Register your place at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/food-supply-in-an-uncertain-future-tickets-50486818433 .…

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Go wild for worms – in the garden

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nightingale Garden, Nightingale Garden
Cambridge, CB1 8SG United Kingdom
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Learn about worms and composting from Garden Organic's Master Composters at this free event, run as part of RHS' Wild about Gardens festival. Bring and share lunch and join in some worm-themed fun! All welcome, volunteer led so parents etc need to stay with their children. This is an outdoor activity so weather dependent - check the garden website for updates: http://www.nightingalegarden.org.uk/ .    

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November 2018

Cambridge Literary Festival – Lucy Siegle

November 25 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Palmerston Room, St Johns College Cambridge, CB2 1TP United Kingdom + Google Map

Enough plastic is thrown away every year to circle the world four times - and at the current rate, plastic will outnumber fish in the ocean by 2050. We might have thought that the problem would be solved by corporations and policymakers, but change isn't happening fast enough. Rather than flailing in despondency, we need to take individual action - and Lucy Siegle wants to give us the tools to make this decisive change. It's time to turn the tide…

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December 2018

Mill Road Winter Fair

December 1 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Petersfield Cambridge, CB1 1BB United Kingdom + Google Map

It's that time of year again! Come and join us at the exciting Mill Road Winter Fair and enjoy a day packed with craft, food and market stalls, live music, dance performances and more. Pop by our stall to discover how easily you can switch to making better, healthier and more sustainable food choices and take our Veg Pledge for a chance to win some delicious prizes! Let's celebrate our wonderful veg this Christmas! We'd love to see you there!

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