Chris McCartney

Chris manages Transition Together’s social media and creates our monthly newsletters. She has a background in journalism and campaigning and has worked for Oxfam and Friends of the Earth. She is a founder of Repair Cafe Belfast and Belfast Tool Library, community projects which bring people together to share resources and skills and reduce consumption. She loves to tell stories that balance a glimpse of a better future and some practical steps to get there. She is a novice veg grower and fair-weather cyclist.

Transition Dorchester community farm team

Transition farm throwing open its gates

The benefits of growing food together should be accessible to everyone, believes Transition Town Dorchester. And this week their community farm launches a new partnership with another local charity to make that real for more people in their town.

April 30, 2024

Transition Chesterfield stall

How seed funding nourishes community action

A seed funding grant could allow you to take the next step forward and open up new, unforeseen possibilities for change – where will you go?

October 25, 2023

apple pressing

Apple Abundance in Chesterfield

At this time of the year, many Transition groups gather apples that wouldn’t otherwise be harvested, and make sure they can be eaten and enjoyed.

October 12, 2023

Greenslate farm

“It helped make the future visible” – Reflections on our spring gatherings

Imagining the future doesn’t make our present difficulties evaporate – but it gives us a north star to work towards and a collective vision of the difference our work could make.

June 22, 2023

Greenslate farm

The Transition care farm with room for all

Today, Greenslate community-run farm is a hive of community activity, with hundreds of people visiting, volunteering and learning each month.

May 25, 2023

Transition community

Building community resilience

But what if… we instead saw resilience as something we share in common? Resilient communities are at the heart of Transition.

April 4, 2023

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