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Here's our May 2009 bulletin: our first e-newsletter.
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Events in coming months
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a bud from one of our apple treesEvents in coming months

MADE IN TOD / OPEN DAYS - We're opening ourselves up to the people of Tod as part of the Made in Tod extravaganza: May 8th and 9th.  Open gardens, stalls, fun and frolics.  See the map and details on the website.
INCREDIBLE EDIBLE PENNINE HOUSING ROADSHOW - Our first date with social housing landlord Pennine Housing 2000 is at Ashenhurst on Sunday May 17th, 12 noon to 3 pm.  Read about their Incredible Edible initiative here.
REGULAR MEETINGS - Swap seeds and plants on May 17th at the Unitarian church, 2 pm.  The regular schools meeting is on May 20th, 7:30 at the Golden Lion.
TOD SHOW TIME - Yes we'll be there on 20 June.  Contact Marianne Sutcliffe if you're interested or can help. 
STILL WAITING FOR A LOTTERY WIN - Will our bid for a Food Hub incorporating a fish farm at Tod High School be successful?  We're still waiting to hear.  If only it were on a scratch card.  Meanwhile Nick has a mini aquaponics unit running, see it on an Open Day. 

News

Be a good egg: join our campaign for local eggs.a line of new fruit treesEGGSTRAVAGANZA - Our Every Egg Counts campaign continued with a Spring Festival at the Unitarian Church.  Here's our own eggstraordinary photo gallery.  And here's how the Tod News reported on us.
HEALTH CENTRE JOINS GROWING BODIES - The new Health Centre have changed their planning consent.  It's out with the prickly stuff.  In with Incredibly Edible fruit trees - and an apothecary's garden!  This has to be a healthy development.
ODD TOD BODS SEEK PRIZES - Our Breakthrough idea for spreading the word about local food is awaiting a verdict from the Sustainable Development Commission.  And we're on the shortlist for the Community section of the Yorkshire Post Environment awards, to be presented May 7th.  Results next month!

Web highlights

Have a look at the News section where you can see clips of Incredible Ediblers featuring on BBC Look North...or how the Bioneers are the latest webbies to report on us...while over on the blogs you can learn how to read an egg, what's growing across Tod from the polytunnel at Tod High School to the grassy knoll at Tod Station...Meanwhile we're in the middle of turning what used to be 'Projects' into What we do, it's a bit more informative each day and we'll sort out the muddle soon we promise...

Do stay in touch.  Email us at iet_hothouse@btinternet.com or phone 01706 815407.  Back next month!