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…

Exciting opportunity to learn more about permaculture in St Andrews!

Permaculture is a holistic design system for sustainable living, creating systems for minimum effort and maximum effect. It is a design system based on ethics and principles deduced from observing nature. Many Transition Town groups, like ours in St Andrews, have strong links to permaculture principals so we are keen to widen the knowledge and experience held in St Andrews by running this shortRead More…

We love compost! Do you?

A post by Andrea, one of our Campus Garden Workers, who has been working hard for Transition (3 tomato seasons now) to establish community gardens across St Andrews! We are very lucky to have someone so passionate and friendly to teach those who go to our 14 gardens!  Soil care is at the heart of what we do as gardeners. It is simple: healthy soil means healthy plants. That is why it is our joRead More…

Broccoli for all at University Hall!

By Charlotte Davis – Garden Organiser at University Hall Community Garden The original University Hall vegetable patch exists now only in history books, but when the idea restoring a hall veg patch were floated last autumn we were assured that it had once been a central part of hall life. We had greenhouses in between Westerlee (now Wardlaw) and Old Wing and there is a photograph from 1916 of Read More…