Van-based street kitchen, serving hot meals & drinks, and delivering food parcels
ECHO is a community volunteer group, who collect and share with those “left out in the cold” either literally or figuratively, by todays economic reality.
Grimsby Street Kitchen
Hot meals and drinks at Grimsby Flyover
Wednesdays: midday – 2pm
Food Van Deliveries
- Hot meals
- Tea & Coffee
- Food Parcels
- Emergency provisions
To people needing support across Lincolnshire.
Lincoln Street Kitchen
Hot meals and drinks
“In the last few years our calls and the number of parcels we hand out has increased three fold.
At the moment, there is extra financial pressure on people due to Covid-19 and we’ve been helping those who may have lost their jobs or are running out of food with children at home.
I think it’s been a rude awakening for some people, perhaps those who are self-employed or were employed, to realise just how little benefits you receive. People seem to think claiming and living off of universal credit is easy, until they actually try living on just £90 a week.”
You can donate money to support homeless people facing a crisis.
Ask for help
If you know someone in Lincolnshire who needs a food parcel or other essential provisions, contact Richard or Julie Speed
ECHO welcomes donations of food and groceries, including fresh produce, by arrangement.
We’ve mapped foodbanks, community larders and affordable cafes across Lincolnshire.
Find your nearest foodbank to request help for yourself or someone in your community, volunteer your time, or make a donation.
Lincolnshire Food News from our blog:
The APPG on the National Food Strategy, chaired by Jo Gideon, MP for Stoke on Trent, had its fourth meeting on 25th May to consider the way in which part 2 of the National Food Strategy might embrace the development of urban food systems, the support for rural communities, and how ‘good food’ jobs might be developed. The LFP was there. ItContinue reading “The All Party Parliamentary Group on the National Food Strategy”
The Tariff-free trade deal with Australia being offered at the end of May, split Cabinet over food. Environment Secretary George Eustice was concerned that because of scale of livestock farming in the Antipodes, UK farmers could be undercut. Whilst these differences have been patched up in Westminster, the National Farmers Union is concerned that hundredsContinue reading “Food from the Other Side of the World?”
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”