Author: Laura Stratford

  • Lincoln is a Fairtrade City

    Lincoln is a Fairtrade City

    “One of our priorities is to reduce inequality in the city and we want to extend that to reach the vision of a world where justice and sustainable development are at the heart of trade structures and practices.” Cllr Hewson

  • HMP Lincoln Reduces Food Waste

    HMP Lincoln Reduces Food Waste

    Lincoln Prison has installed an eco-smart food waste dryer, which has reduces its off-the-plate food waste by about 80 per cent.

  • You’re Never Too Old to Help Washingborough Academy Grow!

    You’re Never Too Old to Help Washingborough Academy Grow!

    As we emerge from winter and welcome spring, children at Washingborough Academy have welcomed their grandparents to the school to help them plant their new batch of vegetable seeds. Following the success of the project last year, the school has now decided to grow a more diverse selection of vegetables and fruits to include more […]

  • Lincoln Lidl Store Gets Neighbourly

    Lincoln Lidl Store Gets Neighbourly

    National charity Neighbourly was set up in 2014 to connect individuals, businesses and communities to support good causes for a more sustainable world and celebrate achievements in an inspirational way. It has partnered with Lidl in North Hykeham to help staff manage their ‘back of store’ food surplus programme. As a result, free food donations can be […]

  • New Manager at Mint Lane Cafe

    New Manager at Mint Lane Cafe

    Say hello to Alex Crow – the new General Manager at Mint Lane Café, based in the Involve@Lincoln centre. The café, which welcomes everyone, uses supermarket food that would otherwise go to waste to make nourishing hot meals and takeaway sandwiches which are sold for between £2 and £3. It also houses a range of […]

  • Newsletters


    Welcome to our newsletter page.  Please see below for previous copies of our monthly newsletters. November 2021 – Farewell to Prof. Nigel Curry Lincoln Community Grocery The High Sheriff’s Harvest Supper Bread & Roses – food in Boston July 2021 – Fareshare moves to Lincoln Foodbank referrals go online Sustain’s Local Food Infrastructure report May […]

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