Four things I’ve learnt – and a question

1. Getting your hands dirty is transformative
2. The good food economy is a shared endeavour
3. Intergenerational friendship matters
4. Solidarity is on the rise
A question: What would we do differently if we no longer needed foodbanks?

Doddington Farm Shop & Cafe

Veg exchange scheme, chat & collect, independent takeaway… our newest Food Partner, Doddington Farm Shop, has been doing loads through lockdown to keep providing  people with fresh local food, and keeping human interaction alive despite everything. Local, seasonal produce Opened in 2007, the Farm Shop at Doddington Hall was born out of a passion forContinue reading “Doddington Farm Shop & Cafe”

‘Milk’ back on the doorstep

I wonder how many times during this past year I just had to go to the shop because our household had run out of ‘milk’?  Feeling overwhelmed by the number of Tetrapaks piling up in our recycling bin every week I searched again for a company that would deliver plant based milk to our door. Continue reading “‘Milk’ back on the doorstep”

Growing in Schools

Growing in Schools was an online event for home-educators, teachers, school staff, and anyone who thinks kids should get to learn how to grow veggies, and would like to help make this possible in your community – here are the recordings, for those who missed the live session! Be inspired by two Lincolnshire schools showingContinue reading “Growing in Schools”

Five things I learned at Oxford Real Farming Conference 2021

My top five takeaways from ORFC 2021:
1. Eat more beans
2. Oppose cheap food
3. Imagination is not a luxury
4. CSAs are resilient
5. Real farming has to be the revolution of our times