Tweed Ride this Earth Day

Tweed Ride

Join us at Earth Day Staunton for the 2nd Annual Tweed Ride Staunton, a jaunty ride about town brought to you by Transition Staunton Augusta, Black Dog Bikes, and Ride Staunton. No pre-registration necessary and the ride is FREE. All ages.* Just show up in the back parking lot of Black Dog Bikes as early as 10:45 for a short ride in your dandy best that begins at 11am. Festooned bikes … [Read more...]

Young and Green: City Council Candidates Forum 3/31

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Transition Staunton is pleased to be sponsoring, in partnership with The Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement at Mary Baldwin College, Young and Green: City Council Candidates Forum on Youth Issues and Local Sustainability. The event, free and open to the public, will be held Monday, March 31, 2014 at 7pm on the Mary Baldwin College campus in Francis Auditorium. With Staunton City … [Read more...]

Win fabulous prizes in our summer raffle

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Transition Staunton is running a raffle during the summer in an effort to raise funds for improvements at the Newtown Community Garden. Tickets are $1 each or 15 for $10! Tickets are available at our events or the following downtown Staunton locations beginning June 28th: The Sacred Circle, Margaret McElroy Interiors, Turtle Lane, Pufferbellies, Black Swan Books, AVA Restaurant and Wine Bar, Black … [Read more...]

Film showing: Gasland 2

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Our friends at AVA Restaurant and Wine Bar have generously offered to open their restaurant (usually closed on Monday nights) for this FREE special showing of the film Gasland 2. Those of you familiar with our Local Motion Film Series (which ran 24 films over two years at the Mockingbird) will recall our showing of Gasland, the film that blew the lid off of the natural gas hydrofracking … [Read more...]

Discussion on backyard chickens

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All across the country — and in Virginia cities, too — many folks are returning to the art of urban chicken-keeping. But in some localities, including Staunton, zoning no longer supports urban or backyard chickens. Join us on Tuesday June 25th, at 7pm at the Staunton Public Library to learn about urban chicken-keeping, and about why localities as diverse as New York City and Portland, Oregon as … [Read more...]