Future Conversations: Blogs

Perspectives from Bridport Local Food Group

This month’s Seeding Our Future webinar has started an important exploration of how our local food system can adapt to the coming challenges of climate change, just as the recent pressures of Covid-19 are revealing how adeptly the Bridport area’s independent food and drink producers and suppliers can innovate during exceptional times. Short supply chains … Continue reading Perspectives from Bridport Local Food Group

Planting Seeds: Future Conversations at Belville Community Garden Trust

Pam Candea, Facilitator and trainer, writes: Future Conversations is a series of guided conversations to enable people to explore their hopes, fears and needs for the next 5-20 years. We will explore facts and feelings, and provide processes and information to grow the confidence and skills to shape the future positively.  The conversations at Belville … Continue reading Planting Seeds: Future Conversations at Belville Community Garden Trust

Testing new ground: Climate conversations with ESOL learners

And after several meetings, discussions, revisions and delivering train the trainer training, finally the day had come.   I had not idea about what might happen in the slightest, yet I remained excited about what could be. As I arrived in the meeting room at High Trees Community Development Trust I was greeted by a lovely … Continue reading Testing new ground: Climate conversations with ESOL learners

Small steps, big changes

When we open ourselves to the world we start acknowledging the possibilities and abundance that surround us. Suddenly we are not alone anymore, we are not deprived and we can feel the support of walking together, hand by hand, heart by heart, head by head. We are starting to see the groups in Greenock & … Continue reading Small steps, big changes

Business and climate change: finding constructive responses

I try to follow the climate change debate closely, and there seems too little well-considered exploration of how the business world can best respond to the current crisis. One reason may be that this looks like an impossible issue. There are massive vested interests, and many companies seem to depend on business models which are … Continue reading Business and climate change: finding constructive responses