member Jean Margetts said:"The idea for the event came from discussions about the globally significant UN Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris in December this year and MASTT
members decided they wanted to put on an event that would be creative, fun and inclusive."
In the afternoon a series of workshops, jointly run by MASTT
, Ginger Bread House, the Ginger Bread Man and gardening practice GROW, were a great success.
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and Edibles will be hosting a 'Guess The Miles' pizza competition at Colne Valley Local Food Festival, Carr Lane, Slaithwaite, on September 9 (11am-4pm).
* GREEN INITIATIVE: Fiona Cooper, project co-ordinator of MASTT
(Marsden and Slaithwaite Transition Towns) with some of the items available to visitors and, right: Harrison Rose, aged seven, of Marsden tries out an energy bike (PW240312Cwarmer01/04)
secured just under pounds 60,000 from a government green grant and one of the first things they did was commission a study into insulation options in the Colne Valley which will be conducted by the Green Building Store.
is taking part in the Green Deal project with the help of the Green Building Store of Bolster Moor.
Any profits made on the day will help to support MASTT
projects which include 'Seedy Sunday' events for gardeners, a community orchard and food projects at Colne Valley High School in Linthwaite.
Organiser Steve Smith, one of the founders of Mastt
, said: "It was a great night.
The multi-venue event organised by The Green Valley Grocer in conjunction with the Handmade Bakery and Marsden and Slaithwaite Transition Towns (MASTT
) saw people interested in growing their own food come together to share ideas.
The Green Valley Grocer in conjunction with the Handmade Bakery and Marsden and Slaithwaite Transition Towns (MASTT
) will be hosting a celebration and exploration of local food.
Marsden and Slaithwaite Transition Towns (MASTT
) are holding a clothes swap next week.
Other retail businesses in the town have noticed an upturn in trade, despite the recession and, through the MASTT
initiative and the Marsden and Slaithwaite Renaissance Town Team, things are looking good for these Colne Valley communities.