The Future of Seed

Seed sovereignty is about growers being able to produce and have control of their seeds – by saving seed from the crops they grow, selecting the strongest and most suitable seeds for breeding, and exchanging seeds freely with others. Sounds simple, right? At the moment, almost all commercial seeds are F1 hybrids. The seeds thatContinue reading “The Future of Seed”

United Food Force in North East Lincolnshire

One of our newest partners, the We Are One Foundation, is running three food banks in Grimsby, along with another in Caistor and another two in Cleethorpes. The foundation is a result of One man’s vision to fight food poverty and change the lives of people in his community.  Staple Foods & Hot Meals NowContinue reading “United Food Force in North East Lincolnshire”

Job Opportunity: Warehouse Coordinator & Van Driver

£19,000 per annum equivalent – 6 months fixed contract Starting date: Monday June 28th 2021 37.5 hours per week Working hours to be flexible dependant of the needs of the operation Reporting to: Warehouse Supervisor, Lincs Co-op Pilot Location: FareShare Midlands, Vulcan Park, George Street, Lincoln LN5 8LG Summary of Role Purpose This is anContinue reading “Job Opportunity: Warehouse Coordinator & Van Driver”

Job Opportunity: Warehouse Supervisor

Job vacancy for an exciting project for Fareshare Midlands, starting with a 6-month pilot in Lincolnshire to assess food availability, demand levels and logistics arrangements. Warehouse Supervisor Lincolnshire Co-op pilot £21,000 per annum equivalent – 6 months fixed contract starting Monday, 28th June2021 37.5 hours per week Working hours to be flexible dependant of theContinue reading “Job Opportunity: Warehouse Supervisor”

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?