Category: Food Partners

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • We Won Bronze!

    We Won Bronze!

    Greater Lincolnshire has become the latest place to win a prestigious Sustainable Food Places award. The award recognises Greater Lincolnshire Food Partnership’s work to promote healthy, sustainable and local food and to tackle some of today’s greatest social challenges, from food poverty and diet-related ill-health to the disappearance of family farms and the loss of […]

  • Food for the Planet

    Food for the Planet

    Food for the Planet is a framework to help local authorities and food businesses & organisations take simple actions to tackle the climate and nature emergency through food. If you’re a local food business committed to putting better food on the tables of Lincolnshire, consider making a #FoodforthePlanet pledge! Food for the Planet in Lincolnshire […]

  • Learning from Mrs Smith

    Learning from Mrs Smith

    A project exploring our sustainable past for a sustainable future, at Mrs Smith’s Cottage. Be More… Seasonal. Sustainable. Hilda. During this time of climate crisis more people are looking to the past to learn new skills and rediscover traditional knowledge that will be able to help us live a more sustainable and environmentally friendly daily life.  […]

  • Friendship Through Food

    Friendship Through Food

    With the invention of the modern day restaurant, communal dining had somewhat died out with the exception of celebration days and religious festivals.  Even through the peaks and troughs of the last 2 years, venues are opening across Lincolnshire offering a new way of socialising that stem from ancient traditions; from ‘Ordinaries’ of the 17th […]

  • Willoughby Road Allotment Association

    Willoughby Road Allotment Association

    The Power of Allotments for Community, Kindness and Learning Allotments are often sites of surprising diversity, community, wellbeing and intergenerational connection. But the people of Willoughby Road Allotment Association have taken this to a whole new level, and show the incredible capacity for allotment spaces to bring diverse communities together, and to propagate kindness! I […]

  • EcoSerenity Project CIC

    EcoSerenity Project CIC

    A Community Farm Project for Better Mental Health How would you respond, if your day to day work brought you regularly in contact with people at the farthest ebb of their mental health, maybe even on the precipice of suicide? Andy, in his work at a local landmark, deals regularly with emotionally distressed individuals.   His […]