Dan Magnone (senior lecturer at University of Lincoln) talks about the challenges of feeding the global population in a climate changing future.
Last autumn, City Councillor Helena Mair went to visit a Community Interest Company that imports organically grown products from small scale farms in Palestine under the Fairtrade scheme – including the worlds first Fairtrade olive oil.
Here at the Lincoln Food Partnership we have been examining the potential for food growing in the City’s open spaces. Whilst it is not possible to identify private land, a number of other spaces can be estimated. For example, there are 22.5 hectares of allotments (many already growing food). The seven largest areas of openContinue reading “Self-sufficient Lincoln?”
Covid-19 is changing the food landscape. This is a summary of information we have received from some of the organisations in the City that are setting up food responses. This will change day to day – we are working hard to keep this up to date. We will be pleased to act as a conduit for information: do let us know of any initiatives and updates.
Jason O’Rourke, Head Teacher at Washingborough Academy and a Board Member of the LFP, has won the Caroline Walker Trust Food Hero of the Year Award for his inspirational leadership in food education.