Welcome to Transition Chesterfield! We're an inspiring community group aiming to make Chesterfield more resilient and sustainable. We want to create positive local solutions to the twin challenges of 'peak oil' and climate change, and make our town a better place to live. You can catch up on our latest news on this home page, or have a look round the rest of the website to to find out about upcoming events, general background, useful links, contact details and more.

New Workshops Added

We have added three new workshops to take place in the next few weeks, as hown on the right. Click on 'Read more' below for some more details.

Recipes from Vegetarian Food workshops.

The recipes from the workshops are are available by clicking here.

Potato Day order form

Next years Potato Day will be on Saturday 31st January 2015 in The Pavements. We will also be selling onion sets, shallots, garlic, pea and bean seeds; because of this, there are two forms this year, one of which is a description of what we are offering (to download it click here) and the other is the actual order form (click here to download). Online ordering is also available from our Potato Day website.

Energy Audit offer

We're currently able to offer a reduced cost household energy audit; if you're going to be at the Brampton Food Fair on October 4th we'll be giving out information about it, or you can download an explanatory leaflet here.

Special Meeting: 'All About Potatoes!'

We are beginning preparation for Potato Day 2015, our 7th annual event. Thank you if you responded to our recent survey about Potato Day 2014, the information you gave is of great value to us.

We have decided to hold a special meeting of Transition Chesterfield called 'All About Potatoes!'. This will be an open evening to talk about potatoes - different varieties - different growing methods - pests and diseases - problems and solutions - and your experience of growing and cooking different varieties this year.

Potato Day 2015

Our next Potato Day will take place on Saturday 31st January 2015 at the Pavements Shopping Centre, Chesterfield from 10am to 2pm. We will have seed potatoes, onion and shallot sets, garlic bulbs for sale. New this year we will also be supplying many varieties of pea and bean varieties also at discount prices.

We will operate, as usual, with a further discount for Pre-Orders  and our brochure will be available at our next Open Meeting on Thursday 9th October, which will have an agenda 'All About Potatoes!'.

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