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Sustaining Dunbar on Groups.io
Join our new online discussion forum and email list for members of Sustaining Dunbar at 'Groups.io'. Network directly with other members of Sustaining Dunbar, set up you own sub-groups on particular topics and more......
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BELHAVEN COMMUNITY GARDEN
Spring may be still be some way off but the days are beginning to lengthen and regular volunteer days at Belhaven Community Garden have resumed. Join in sociable sessions any Saturday afternoon from 1pm. All ages and abilities are welcome. (And usually on Thursday mornings too, from 10.15am). To keep in the loop, subscribe to the BCG email list -send a blank email to: bcgvolunteers+subscribe@groups.io
WHAT IF...?



AND WHY NOT? Unleashing the power of imagination to create the future we want.

Back in November we showed a presentation by Rob Hopkins -talking about his inspiring new book. Over the past few weeks, a dozen or so members have been meeting fortnightly to discuss a few chapters at a time.
This 'book group' structure seems to be working really well -encouraging personal reflection and providing a space to share and discuss emerging ideas. More on some of these shortly. Meantime, why not start a similar group with your friends and neighbours?
 
John Muir -Earth, Planet, Universe
Exhibition 2020
Along with other local groups, we are collaborating with the Friends of John Muir's Birthplace to create an exhibition and a programme of activities between April and October 2020 to explore the relevance of John Muir in this time of Climate and Ecological Emergencies. The hope is to make the great range of community activity in the Dunbar area more visible, to develop a shared vision of the sort of community we are working towards and to inspire more people to 'do stuff'. More on this soon.
Bus Champions Wanted
Play a Part in Helping to Promote Sustainable Transport
Could you advocate the benefits of switching to public transport by regularly sharing your bus travel experience on social media (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)?  Each champion will have the option to choose to receive a three/four months One-ticket bus pass (the pass covers 84 days) 
or a £60 East Lothian Gift Card 
 If you are interested, contact Maria at East Lothian Council: milieva@eastlothian.gov.uk 
or call 01620 827 933.
An invitation to join Philip's Patchwork Wheat Farm.
Do you have a spare square metre or two in your garden?
Would you like to join a group of (small-scale) wheat farmers experimenting with growing nutritious heritage grains for our local consumption? Just get in touch: philip@sustainingdunbar.org
For some background, listen here Farmerama: CEREAL
A date for your diary -Saturday, March 28th
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