Common Cause CO-OPERATIVE promotes environmentally-sound community development, taking action to make locally-produced, sustainably-grown foods more widely available to all. They also manage the Lewes Farmers’ Market and The Lottie Project and Seedy Saturday held once a year in February.
Cycle Lewes – promoting cycling for all, in and around Lewes.
Landport Community Garden – growing vegetables, fruit and flowers for distribution on a co-operative basis.
Lewes Community Land Trust capturing land value for communities.
Lewes Freegle – recycling group.
Making Lewes – A community organisation that promotes the exchange of knowledge in the fields of Making, Architecture, Design & Sustainability.
The Railway Land Project: a prized nature reserve around which several social and ecological projects gravitate.
The Hive Lewes: a professional community of freelancers, small businesses, charities and social enterprise based in the heart of Lewes.
Travel Log Lewes is a great place to find out how to get cheap transport around and from Lewes.
Other organisations nearby:
Brighton Permaculture Trust – Showing, teaching, practising sustainable ecological design.
Plumpton College at Netherfield – Centre for Sustainable Food and Farming
Other Transition Towns nearby:
Cuckmere Valley Transition – a group of local folk from The Cuckmere Valley in East Sussex, excited by the ideas and actions arising from Transition Initiatives world wide.
Transition Network – aiming to inspire, encourage, connect, support and train communities as they self-organise around the transition model, creating initiatives that rebuild resilience and reduce CO2 emissions.
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