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June 2017

Kick-start your social venture at Social Venture Weekend

June 16 @ 12:30 pm - June 18 @ 3:00 pm
Cambridge Judge Business School,

The Social Venture Weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School is for anyone with an ambition to set up or grow a business that makes a positive social or environmental impact. The workshop is an inspiring introduction to the social venture sector and a valuable opportunity to focus intensely on your own business. In an inclusive, supportive and friendly atmosphere, you’ll have the opportunity to share and test your ideas with others and learn from the experience of successful social entrepreneurs.…

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WWII Rationing Challenge

June 20 - July 18

  This summer, join us as we travel back in time to see whether we can eat as economically and sustainably as those living through WWII rationing. We may even feel healthier as a result! The WWII Rationing Challenge is a great opportunity to: Be reminded, in a small way, of the hardship that people endured in their daily lives during the war Shift your diet towards more sustainable practices Reap the economic benefits of a lower cost diet You…

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How Can Your Diet Change the World?

June 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Women's Environmental Network holds quarterly forums to raise awareness about topical environmental issues. On the 22nd June their forum turns to 'Sustainable Sustenance'; answering questions such as: How does our diet impact climate change? Why does it matter where our food comes from? Is the future vegan? What is the best diet for health and climate? The forum will include a panel discussion, exhibition area, stalls, food sampling, and a question and answer session! Deidre Woods, the BBC Cook of…

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£40 - £45

Course: Introduction to Permaculture

June 24 @ 9:30 am - June 25 @ 5:00 pm
Trumpington Community Gardens,

Ever wanted to know more about permaculture? Then this course is for you! Hannah Thoroughgood, an experienced permaculture designer and teacher based at The Inkpot in Lincolnshire, will be leading this two day course. This course is the foundation that most take before moving on to the full Permaculture Design Course and possibly the diploma after this. The community garden is near the Foster Road Allotment site and Trumpington Community Orchard project, with both of these sites are likely to…

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Cambridge Cookery School class in Seasonal Italian

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cambridge Cookery School, Homerton Gardens, Purbeck Road, off Hills Road
Cambrridge, CB2 8EB United Kingdom
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One of their most popular courses, their Italian theme transform seasonal British produce into healthy and delicious meals based on northern Italian classics.           This delightful summer class perfectly illustrates the elegant simplicity of some of the best northern Italian cooking starting off with Summer Focaccine, zucchini and mint soup which can be enjoyed hot or cold,  Zucchini and cherry tomato Trifolati, Summer Carbonara including hand made pasta,  whole roasted aromatic Trout, and a classic Panna Cotta served with rose scented summer berries. As always, they will welcome you…

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July 2017

Cambridge Cookery School Class in Healthy Eating

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cambridge Cookery School, Homerton Gardens, Purbeck Road, off Hills Road
Cambrridge, CB2 8EB United Kingdom
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Cambridge Cookery School have created this class to share their passion for largely plant based food, seasonal and regional vegetables.           The class is fully vegetarian and will cover recipes involving most of the new grains and cereals including quinoa, bulgur and lentils. They will start the morning  with a welcome bowl of our Swedish Rye porridge – one of the most popular dishes in their café menu. The class also includes welcome coffee and tea, full recipes pack, expert tuition…

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Permaculture Party 2017

July 1 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
74 Foster Road, 74 Foster Road
Cambridge, CB2 9JR United Kingdom
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For the third year running, the annual Permaculture Party will be taking place on Foster Road in Trumpington! Acts will include music and words from: The Formidable Vegetable Sound System, John Hegley, Mal Webb and Kylie Morrigan, James Southwick and Dan Tidher. As if that wasn't enough, there will also be vegan food, allotment tours and, if the sun is shining, a solar cooking demonstration - plus much more!   Admission: £15 for over 16s Free for under 16s Any…

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Grow Your Own Sessions in Trumpington

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Trumpington Allotments, Foster Road
Cambridge, CB2 9JN United Kingdom
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Following the success of his previous sessions earlier in the year, Dave Fox is back at the Trumpington Allotments for an everyone-welcome session, whether you are a complete beginner or experienced grower! The provisional agenda is to harvest new potatoes, with further activities being confirmed closer to the time. Taking some produce home with you is encouraged, so take empty bags to fill up with the likes of courgettes, cucumbers, fruit, and perhaps ripe tomatoes! It is recommended to dress…

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Swim the Cam ’17

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Byron’s Pool, 3 Woodend
Cambridge, CB2 9LJ
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Swim the Cam is back for its second year on Saturday 15th July as a fundraising event for the Sustainable Food Hub. The 3.8km open water swimming challenge starts at Byron's Pool and end in Sheep's Green. Although the participant spaces are all full, there is still the opportunity to sign up for the reserves list here! Or why not make the most of the lovely summer weather and great Cambridge scenery by cheering on all those swimming in the…

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Transition Cambridge’s Summer Social Picnic!

July 23 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Museum of Technology, Cheddar's Lane
Cambridge, CB5 8LD United Kingdom
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Transition Cambridge will be celebrating their 9th birthday with their traditional summer social bring-and-share picnic! Bring food and non-alcoholic drinks with you if you can as this will be a great opportunity to meet new people and catch up with old friends! This year the event will be held at the Museum of Technology and Thirsty Cambridge will be providing a pop-up biergarten and a German brunch! The event will be family-friendly with everyone welcome so for more information, visit…

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