Transition Wirral resources

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An A4 leaflet can be downloaded from here

Fact sheets

Click below to download fact sheets on local food, growing your own, and recipes.

Seasonal UK produce leaflet What UK-grown seasonal produce to look for each month.

Local Food

Local food: Bramleys leaflet Where to buy local-grown Bramleys, with recipes for Baked Bramleys with Berries, and Bramley Slices.
Local food: Rhubarb recipes Recipes for Rhubarb Squares, and Rhubarb and Orange Cake.
Local food: Courgette recipes Recipes for Ginger Courgette Cake and Chocolate Courgette Cake.

Grow your own

Grow your own: Rhubarb leaflet With recipe for Rhubarb Squares.
Start to grow your own veg leaflet
Grow your own: Cooking apples leaflet
Grow your own: Strawberries leaflet Which plants to buy and how to plant and look after them.

Recommended reading

  • The Transition Handbook by Rob Hopkins (2008), Green Books
Essential reading for those concerned about what life will be like after the end of cheap oil.
Chapters on 'Peak Oil', a positive vision, and local resiliance.
There is a copy in West Kirby Library, courtesy of a donation from TTWK.

  • The Long Emergency by James Kunstler

  • The No-Nonsense Guide to Climate Change by Dinyar Godrej, 3rd Edition (2006) New Internationalist Publications

  • The Party's Over: Oil, War and The Fate of Industrial Societies by Richard Heinberg, 2nd Edition, (2005) ISBN 1 905570 00 7