Our recent Christmas Celebration gave us the chance to hear about some of your proudest achievements from 2023, and was also a reminder of how much has happened for Sustainable South Hams in the last year! Read on for a round up of where we’re at now, what we’re looking forward to, and the wide range of things we’ve been up to.
Around forty relevant local food producers, distributors, software specialists and marketeers attended the Keep It Local Symposium on Friday 10th November at Follaton House in Totnes. They were invited by South Hams District Council to the event, facilitated by SusSH, with the intention of bringing together expertise and experience around the challenges of selling locally and the potential solutions.
Our new Change Makers Gatherings got off to a strong start with an online session discussing South Hams District Council’s new draft Corporate Strategy for Climate & Nature.
Guidance, particularly for councils, on habitat clearance taking place prior to planning application, including relevant legislation
The Devon Carbon Plan is the roadmap for how Devon will reach net-zero emissions by 2050 (at the latest). The Devon Carbon Plan outlines actions for how each sector (economy and resources, energy supply, food, land and sea, transport, and the built environment) can reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
This programme from Defra is running from July 2021 to March 2024. Throughout the programme, farmers and land managers can be supported to carry out projects that support nature recovery, mitigate the impacts of climate change, provide opportunities for people to discover, enjoy and understand the landscape and cultural heritage, or support nature-friendly, sustainable farm businesses.
Biodynamic Farming, Wellbeing Services for children and families at the edge of potential, Permaculture Design Services for farms and estates in transition to regenerative practices, Education of Regenerative Farmers
Moor Imagination Collective has been created to facilitate the acquisition, development and running of Buckfastleigh Methodist Church as a community hub.
A joint project led by SMASH with speakers, stalls and networking opportunities
Village summer Fair for South Brent with a focus on sustainability