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

From Lincoln to Lincolnshire – Going Countywide

In August, the Board at the Lincolnshire Food Partnership (LFP) decided to go countywide – expanding its focus from solely Lincoln to Lincolnshire. A decision that was undertaken after numerous discussions with the Lincolnshire County Council, on distributing the Government’s Covid-19 emergency food support fund across the county (see below). Connections across Lincolnshire An expansionContinue reading “From Lincoln to Lincolnshire – Going Countywide”

Community gardening in Donington on Bain

A local farmer sets aside a field for community growing. A group of local residents get together to plan. A stall at the roadside offers fresh, organic, pay-as-you-feel veg to the community, and a local Foodbank distributes free, organic food to people who are facing food insecurity. The essence of this vision… “shared, organic produce,Continue reading “Community gardening in Donington on Bain”

Veg advocates

Would you like to be a Veg Advocates for Lincolnshire? This is a really cool opportunity with our friends at the Food Foundation to help change our food system for the better. Join us for an online workshop on 24th November, 10am-12noon to find out more: What could Advocates get out of it? The chance to makeContinue reading “Veg advocates”

Half term food support

Where can children eat for free in Lincoln? A big thank you to businesses, foodbanks and volunteers around Lincoln who provided food support to children and families this half term. If you would like to ask government to extend provision in time for the Christmas holiday, Marcus Rashford’s petition (which is based on recommendations fromContinue reading “Half term food support”