Transition Town Peterborough

Site: Mailing Address

Record #: PET1013
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 23 Nov 2020


Description (Service) Grass-roots organization dedicated to reducing dependence on fossil fuels and localizing the economy to create a more vital and resilient community in the face of climate change, resource depletion, and economic instability.
  • Offers educational and informational opportunities to the general public
  • Encourages citizen participation
  • Conducts Forums and Town Halls
  • Founded Kawartha Loon Local currency monetized through Alterna Peterborough Community Savings. Complimentary Currency to the Canadian dollar
  • Events include: Purple Onion Festival in Sep, and Peter Patch LocalPalooza in June
  • Publisher Greenzine Magazine

Service Details

Hours Visit website for event dates
Areas Served Kawartha Lakes ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility No restrictions.
Application No application required
Languages English
Fees None - All events are free or pay what you can by donation ; Kawartha Loons accepted for Forums and other events.

Address and Location

Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
Peterborough, ON
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-652-0716
Social Media Facebook Facebook:
Twitter Twitter:
Primary Contact Fred Irwin, Founding Director; Phone: 705-652-0716
Alternate Contact Andrea Connell, Director of Permaculture Operations; Phone: 705-772-7718; Email:
Mailing Address 171A Rink St 
Suite 166 
Peterborough, ON 
Canada K9J 2J6

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