Author: Laura Stratford

  • Welcome to our new Good Food Movement Coordinator

    Welcome to our new Good Food Movement Coordinator

    The Sustainable Food Places (SFP) vision of a healthy, sustainable, equitable food system is not one that will be achieved behind closed doors, on paper or in a queue; it will take shape in local communities, through sharing, learning, connecting and organising. The Good Food Movement Handbook, Sustainable Food Places Central to work of the […]

  • How to eat more plants

    How to eat more plants

    In terms of the health of our bodies and the planet, eating more plants – and a greater diversity of plants – is one of the best choices most of us could make. Whether you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people taking the Veganuary challenge this year, or just want a delicious meal […]

  • Christmas Gift Guide 2022

    Christmas Gift Guide 2022

    20 ideas to get away from Christmas consumer spending and towards health, conviviality and a sustainable food system. Including: planning, planting, reading, sharing, eating, drinking and making merry!

  • Open Food Network Workshops for Food Enterprises

    Open Food Network Workshops for Food Enterprises

    Following Duncan Catchpole’s well received Local Food Ecosystem workshops last July, we are hosting OFN workshops for Lincolnshire food growers and food producers. Retailers, restaurants and other local food enterprises who would like to find out more about selling local produce using the OFN are also welcome. Bring a laptop, for practical help with using […]

  • TastEd wins BBC Award

    TastEd wins BBC Award

    TastEd – the tasty food educational framework for schools – was announced the winner of the the Food Innovation category of the 2022 BBC Food & Farming Awards this month. And they were up against some pretty stiff competition, too! Congratulations! Massive congratulations are due to Food Partnership Board member and Washingborough Headteacher, Jason O’Rourke, […]

  • Middle World Farm

    Middle World Farm

    A Washingborough veg box Saturdays have become a day of unprecedented excitement in our house, and the explanation might surprise you: It’s veg box day. You can tell when the box has arrived, because the kitchen is suddenly heady with the fragrance of fresh *basil which is included in copious quantities. Sounds emerge from my […]

  • The Future of Wheat/Bread

    The Future of Wheat/Bread

    Conversations for farmers, millers, bakers in Lincolnshire Wednesday 30th November – 9am-12:30pm LIAT, Riseholme Campus, Lincoln LN2 2LF We’ve teamed up with Lincoln University, to host discussions among farmers, millers and bakers. Our purpose is to gather people working at each stage of the grain and bread supply chain in Lincolnshire, to engage in conversations […]

  • Green Futures

    Green Futures

    As you can see from the photos, I visited Green Futures on the wettest day of the year. The damp and dreariness was fully matched by the warmth and cheerfulness of the volunteers, who got on amiably with tasks in the polytunnels, and lent me an umbrella for a guided tour in the pouring rain. […]

  • Edible Grimsby

    Edible Grimsby

    #GrowCookShare in NELincolnshire  On October 1st , several thousand people enjoyed a fun-packed, food-based celebration in Grimsby based on Growing, Cooking and Sharing. The celebration was the culmination of an 18-month long project called Edible Grimsby. The project worked with a variety of community groups in that time – largely but exclusively based in 6 Wards in […]

  • A Lincolnshire Seed Saver

    A Lincolnshire Seed Saver

    A Legacy Imbued in the Seed A short film about beans Tamsin Leakey, a Lincolnshire grower and seed saver, tells the story of the work of her father and the development of the Leakey bean collection, in this beautiful film from the Gaia Foundation.