Transition Town Totnes


Overview

Totnes is recognised as a town where sustainability is a local priority. Dig deeper and find out what lies at the heart of Totnes and what makes it so special?

Totnes has a worldwide reputation as one of the founder towns of the global Transition Network. Transition Town Totnes (TTT) is a dynamic, community-led and run charity that exists to strengthen the local economy and build resilience for a future with less cheap energy, financial uncertainty and a changing climate. TTT has started or helped develop a wide range of projects that actively build community around local food, the local economy, housing, energy, transport, the arts and health and wellbeing.

Many people come to Totnes wanting to find out more about TTT and meet the people involved. The best way to do this is to come to an event, or join a walking tour where you can visit some projects and gain a fun and interactive insight into the world’s first Transition Town.

To find out more or to book one of the unique Transition Tours, email info@transitiontowntotnes.org or call 01803 867358. You can also see a comprehensive list of TTT events held throughout the year on their website.



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Town Market

The independent shops and markets in Totnes are pivotal to the town and have a reputation as some of the best and most unusual in Devon. The general market takes place on Friday and Saturday throughout the year and is held on the Civic Square, just off High Street in the centre of the town. Here you can buy anything from vintage boxes to fresh fi sh from a fishmonger. A collectables and flea market also takes place in the Civic Hall, above the Square, on Fridays. The early bird bags the best market bargains! Seed, food and clothes ‘swap’ events can also take place. One of the best places to try the delicious delights of what Totnes and the surrounding area has to offer is at the Totnes Good Food Sunday Market. Held on the 3rd Sunday of each month throughout the year, this award winning market has a reputation for offering a wide range of quality produce from dozens of local producers. Whether you’re looking for a tasty souvenir to take home or a unique gift, there’s plenty to keep your taste buds happy. There is no better place to talk food, taste food and buy food! totnesgoodfood.co.uk.

Me and East

‘Me and East’ is a handpicked selection of unique and beautifully handmade crafts sourcing a range of jewellery, woodwork, print, ceramics, clothing, textiles and more. We aim to show off the work of talented artisans and honour and celebrate craftsmanship and the beauty of handmade.

Our shop in totnes, Devon is a gorgeous haven of perfect and affordable gifts. Come and take your time to be introduced to each unique maker or order a bespoke gift from jeweller Chloe O’Brien who has her jewellers bench within the shop.

We are open Wednesday to Saturday from 10:30am to 5pm.

Sharpham Vineyard & Cheese Dairy

Classic English wines are produced at Sharpham vineyard as a result of a happy marriage of soil, climate and grape variety known as terroir, and nature has bestowed her gifts freely upon us here at Sharpham. In the winery, we employ both New World and traditional techniques to best develop our unique regional characteristics. Our tally of International Awards confirms our position as one of England's foremost quality wine producers. We invite you to visit, sample, and make up your own minds about our fine English wine. Quality, taste and excellence are the enduring hallmarks of our award-winning range of English cheeses. We combine meticulous attention to hygiene with traditional methods including cutting, moulding and turning, all performed entirely by hand. Our cheese dairy provides you with the chance to look in on the making areas and follow the process from start to finish.