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Lyttelton, portal to Canterbury’s historic past, a vibrant sustainable community creating a living future

Taste Farmers Markets New Zealand Awards 2011

Suuport the Lyttelton Farmers Market - Vote in the Taste Farmers Market poll

Lyttelton Farmers Market back in full swing. Last Saturday 27 stalls with all your favourites - Lyttelton Blue, gingerbread, vegetables, eggs, fish, beer, pears, wine, blueberries, cheese twists, tomatoes, venison, Italian spice sausages, apples. What's your favourite buy from the market? Vic's Bread will be at the market 9 April. Be at the market this Saturday

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Free Film Evening with Lift Library


Friday 1st December, 7.15pm at The Portal, 54A Oxford Street

These are fresh approaches, focused on citizens in their communities, and practical ways to improve their economic and social conditions.
Helena Norberg-Hodge (The Economics of Happiness) spoke in ChCh after the quakes;
Muhammad Yunus (Grameen Bank) was here in April;
Gar Alperovitz (The Next System) featured in the LE EXPO here in March;
Rhys Taylor is a NZ local, in the Sustainable Living Educational Trust;
other videos feature people not so well-known here but inspiring citizens and community action in other countries.
Come and pick up some good ideas and discuss them over a cuppa. Entry by Koha or Timebank trade.