Why Cycle?

Prof Chris Oliver @CyclingSurgeon on Twitter Cycling is one of the easiest ways to fit exercise into your daily routine: saves you money, gets you fit and helps the environment. Cycling is easier on your joints than running or other high-impact aerobic activities. It helps you get into shape and build your cardiovascular fitness. Exercising for at least 150 minutes every week helps yRead More…

Bike Pool Voluteers

Bike Pool is not only about reducing bike waste and getting people on bikes. It is about the love of bikes! Bike Pool rents out bikes, upskills people as mechanics and teaches people how to ride. There is a wealth of opportunity to get stuck in. Have you any bike maintenance skills?If not, would you like to learn how to fix and maintain a bike?Would you like to volunteers in bike maintenanRead More…

Skillshare Volunteer / Intern

Skillshare is a community project helping people to share skills and educate each other about low carbon living. Your contribution can be as big or as small as you like. We offer you an opportunity to develop new skills, gain confidence working with the public, and acquire a very valuable addition to your CV, plus the possibility of using Transition as a reference. Roles: Host zoom SkiRead More…

St AndReuse Volunteer

Although originally just a Transition project, St AndReuse is now townwide with several collaborating groups. Join the Transition team to tackle waste and get people sharing and caring for second-hand items! Roles: Help with sorting of new donations and keeping the storage tidy for people to collect itemsCoordinate our Transition St Andrews DEPOP account, photoshooting new items and upRead More…

The Tree Cooperative Member

The Tree is our student cooperative food hub. It connects local producers to local consumers, keeping our economy local and supporting members of our community. Recently The Tree has also branched out into some non-food products. Join this jazzy team and be a part of the resilient food network in and around St Andrews. Roles: Be a part of the public facing side to the team working to bRead More…

Edible Campus Garden Leader

As the garden leader you have your hands on the reigns. Lead weekly gardening sessions at a growing space of your choosing, decide what gets planted over the year and promote it all through social media. Roles: Lead a Edible Campus space with suppport from the Transition staff and volunteers to run regular sessions. These can be weekly or fortnightly.Demonstrate gardening activities toRead More…

Resilient Media

An absolute pleasure to have one of Transition’s very own Steering Group, Luke Barlow, share with us some of his top media picks from lockdown, ideal for these times of reflection and change. Resilient Media For many this lockdown has not only forced us to start questioning the consequences of globalisation, but instilled an urgency in us to seek a more resilient and community conscRead More…

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Online Gardening Q&A: Taking care of veg seedlings

https://youtu.be/cN6LsgDjdtc In the third of our online gardening workshops Peter Christopher from PLANT’ Tayport Community Garden, talked about taking care of young veg seedlings. You can watch the workshop recording directly on YouTube here. Peter gave us a short virtual tour of his own garden and spoke about watering, transplanting and protecting your seedlings. We had another greRead More…

Workshop: Seasonal veg growing in Strathkinness Q&A

https://youtu.be/U5GyTR5ToLM After the resounding success of our first online gardening workshop on seed sowing last week, we continued today with another one presented by another local veg growing guru, Bob Bilson (@bilsonrobert1 on Twitter). Bob gave us a virtual tour of Strathkinness Community Growing spaces, and followed up with a brief chat on sowing and planting times he’s been usiRead More…

Participants in the seed sowing workshop

Workshop: Sowing seeds for your veg plot

https://youtu.be/jecN7Ha5FmU Above is a recording of an online gardening workshop from Tuesday, 7th of April. The workshop covers basic spring veg seed sowing tips and reusing your recycling for plant pots and trays. We are planning for more of these to help us cope with life under covid-19 lockdown so please let us know if there’s anything you would like us to cover! It was presented by Read More…

Transition Through Troubled Times

This pandemic has been an opportunity for learning and reflection, and for Transition, a prompt to adapt the work we do. I reached out to Transition’s staff and volunteers to find out what they are doing differently and to share some thoughts and feelings. Many thanks to Nikki Moorhouse, Kaska Hempel, Tansy Torkington, Wink Emmerson, Georgiana Mazilu, Freyja Hadrill Selman and Andrea Roach. AltRead More…