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.
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
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
Bridport goes Solar
A Transition group is exploring a new way to make it cheaper and easier for residents to install solar panels on their roofs.
March 16, 2023
Eat, grow, share: Communities building food resilience
Building resilient local communities is at the heart of Transition; and access to good quality, fresh food that is healthy, for people and planet, is a core element.
December 13, 2022
Set up a power station; retrofit a neighbourhood – Communities tackling the energy crisis
What if, instead of putting the pressure on each person, we explored what communities can do together to get through this and be stronger in future crises?
November 2, 2022
From waterworks to wild water park in community hands
From a historic waterworks into a place for urban wild swimming, a community group in East London wants to buy up and rewild more than five hectares of concrete into a ‘brownfield rainforest’.
August 24, 2022