Category: Tackling Poverty

  • United Food Force in North East Lincolnshire

    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 Now […]

  • Job Opportunity: Warehouse Supervisor

    Job Opportunity: Warehouse Supervisor

    This role is now taken 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 […]

  • Four things I’ve learnt – and a question

    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?

  • Foodbanks distribute airline surplus

    Foodbanks distribute airline surplus

    As more flights are cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, thousands of airline meals are also going to waste. Foodbank volunteers distribute surplus airline meals To address this, the Lincolnshire Food Partnership has been working with Lincolnshire foodbanks and community larders to make sure this surplus of food reaches those who need it. Volunteers from […]

  • What does £30 of food look like?

    What does £30 of food look like?

    After a meagre food parcel provided by Chartwells to children eligible for free school meals went viral. Questions have arisen on how much £30 of food actually looks like, and whether the current method is outdated and needs revision.

  • New foodbank in Martin

    New foodbank in Martin

    A new Lincoln Community Larder food bank service has been set up by people in Martin and surrounding villages to support those in their community who are in need of food and supplies. The new service means people unable to get into Lincoln can collect food parcels from a central point in Martin instead.

  • From Lincoln to Lincolnshire – Going Countywide

    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 expansion […]

  • Community gardening in Donington on Bain

    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, […]

  • Veg advocates

    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 make […]

  • Half term food support

    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 from […]

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