The National Food Strategy is the UK’s first comprehensive review of the food system in over 75 years. It was commissioned by the government and lays out concrete proposals for how our food system needs to be reformed to meet health, nature and climate targets. Interestingly, it has a lot to say about schools. FoodContinue reading “Growing Food at Lincoln St Faith’s”
The Greater Lincolnshire LEP is calling students to support national food security through local food supply chains to work on British farms due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The British summer harvest is about to begin, and help is needed to bring in the harvest and to help keep the nation fed. The UK is rapidly approachingContinue reading “The Student Land Army”
From the first realisation of the impact of Covid-19 Lincoln Community Larder determined to remain open throughout the restrictions despite many volunteers being unable to continue due to extra hours working, e.g. for NHS, or self-isolation.
We’ve been using a new online system of vouchers, developed with Lincoln Food Bank and deployed earlier than expected at all centres, due to the closure of referral agencies.
Castle Hotel is providing free, nourishing meals to NHS workers in Lincoln. The scheme means that hospital staff can eat a decent meal whilst on shift or take it home after a long stressful shift. Many front line staff are already working very long hours and this will only worsen with the pandemic. With cafesContinue reading “Castle Hotel feeds NHS workers”
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.