Current projects

Here's a list of current TTT projects. Please click on one to find out more about the who, what, why, when and where, and how you can get involved. Also see planned projects and our project support pages. We also have a wish list of specific things we need help with across all of TTT.

NameGroup(s)Short Description
Business Resource Exchange (Swapshop) Economics & Livelihoods One company's waste/spare resources used as input to another
Totnes Healthy Futures (Community Garden)Health & Wellbeing, FoodCreating a Community Food and Wellbeing Garden within easy walking distance of Totnes
Energy Descent Pathways (EDP)* All Create vision of Totnes in 2030 then define pathways to take us there
Energy Efficient Lighting for Business Economics & Livelihoods Driving a switch to low energy lighting for high street retailers
Garden Share Food Matching unused garden space with garden-less growers
Green Energy for BusinessEconomics & Livelihoods Helping businesses to switch to renewable energy tariffs
Local Complementary Health DirectoryHealth & Wellbeing Increase public awareness of local complementary practitioners. Encourage cooperation between practitioners in preparing for a post-peak oil Totnes.
Local Food Guide FoodPromotion of local produce and independent outlets
Measuring Transition*All How will we know we are making progress towards our goals? 
More AllotmentsFoodCampaigning with existing Allotments Group to increase availability in Totnes
Nut TreesFoodPlanting nut trees around town and training tree guardians
Resource Efficiency for BusinessEconomics & Livelihoods Free audits and advice for small local businesses from Envirowise - pilot project
Solar Thermal Challenge Energy Bulk purchase and promotion of solar thermal kit for hot water on 50 homes
Sustainable Fish Food Encourage local commercial outlets to purchase from sustainable stocks
The Great Re-skillingAll Practical training programme to re-establish the skills we have lost  
Totnes & Dartington DPD ResponseBuilding & Housing Compiling TTT's response to this important planning document
Totnes Food Hub FoodAn 'online' farmer's market: local food ordered direct over the internet
Totnes Pound* Economics & LivelihoodsOur own local currency, now accepted in over 70 shops in the town
Transition Library AllWide selection of transition-related books & films available for free in Totnes
Transition Tales Education Storytelling the future to educate and inspire
Transition Together*All Small social based groups that take on their own practical-based transition agenda, based on a workbook 

* indicates a TTT strategic project