2019


Close-up photograph of a bee on a flower head
17th July 2019

Crediton Bee Project Meeting

Thanks for being patient if you previously expressed interest in this project. Progress is being made on the plot of land on Belle Parade near the library, Mid Devon District Council is sounding encouraging, but the legal processes are taking a while, which is a shame as the plot has been strimmed ...


15th May 2019

Crediton Bee Project - Launch Event

Bees need our help. Many of our bees and other pollinators are in serious decline and this has serious repercussions for ecosystems generally, as reported in our last newsletter. Join us to learn more about these beneficial insects and how we can all help them to survive and thrive. Find out about ...


1st May 2019

Pollinator attitude survey: win £50 gift voucher!

Take part in this survey by Exeter University for the chance to win a £50 gift voucher! ...


9th April 2019

Loved the Seed Share? Want to do more foody stuff? Join us!

Come and help us evaluate this year's Seed Share, and take forward our plans for bee friendliness and community gardening! We cannot put these plans into action without more support. ...


26th March 2019

Anne Tucker: Gardening in a changing climate

Local climate change scientist and member of both Sustainable Crediton and Crediton Garden Club, Anne Tucker is talking to Crediton Garden club on March 26th about' Gardening in a changing climate'. Admission: £2 on the door for visitors. ...


25th March 2019

Pig Club meeting


16th March 2019

Share, Grow, Eat! Sustainable Crediton Seed Share

Thank you to everyone who came along to the Seed Share, Share Grow, Eat, on 16 March. It was our busiest yet, with a steady stream of visitors across the day, and around £600 taken for lunch made from waste food and as donations. More importantly, there was a fantastic atmosphere, lots of seeds and ...


4th March 2019

Dr Cathy Horsley: Bumblebees and their conservation

Thanks to everyone who came along and made this event such a success. It was almost standing room only in the Library! We hope to see you again soon at future events. Thanks especially to Cathy Horsley for a very interesting and engaging presentation, which gave us all plenty to think about the pr ...


26th February 2019

Crediton Garden Club: The National Gardens Scheme

Miranda Allhusen (local organiser) will be speaking about the National garden scheme, or yellow book of gardens, open to the public in aid of charity. £2.50 for guests. Refreshments and raffle. ...


26th February 2019

Food Group Planning Meeting


12th February 2019

Adam Collett: Sustainable Countryside Management

Sustainable Countryside Management: Presentation and discussion led by Adam Collett, BSc (Countryside Management), specialist trainer/assessor in environmental conservation and countryside management. Adam will be examining the question of how can we manage our land sustainably in a world of diver ...


6th February 2019

Food Group Special Issue!

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Food Group takeover of the Suscred newsletter! We have a cluster of events coming up, plus some exciting plans for the next few months, so we wanted an opportunity to share these ideas with you, grab your attention, and hopefully encourage you to join us. Who ar ...


28th January 2019

The Food Group has lots of exciting ideas for 2019: come and join us!

The Food Group is brimming with new ideas for the New Year, but there are only three of us! Come along and help us plan some fun events and initiatives, including this year's Seed Share, on 16 March. All very welcome. ...


22nd January 2019

Crediton Garden Club: Developing a Community Garden

Paul Cleave will be speaking about developing a community garden. £2.50 for guests. Refreshments and raffle. ...


14th January 2019

Pig Club 2019: you have to be in it to, er, get some pork. Come learn more and sign up!

Crediton Pig Club brings together smallholders with people who enjoy well-raised pork, to delicious effect! This will be our fourth year, incredibly. Come along to learn more, to register interest in signing up for a share of the pork, or to offer your services as a smallholder. The Club is happy t ...


4th January 2019

Bin the Cling!

Reusable Beeswax food wraps - Great green alternative to tin foil and cling film. Keeps food fresh and safe during storage. Simply wash and reuse or re-pasteurise in the oven. When finally at the end of their life simply put in your compost bin. Make your own (videos online) or purchase ready ma ...