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”
It’s not about them and us; it’s about everyone supporting each other. Let’s stop talking about “supporting local” as if it’s shoppers doing a favour, and be more aware of our shared, co-operative endeavours.
Kimberley Bell from the Small Food Bakery contributes to #FoodTalks discussion, hosted by the Food Ethcis Council.
Now here’s a good idea. Open Food Network – is an online community that puts food producers (of all types) in touch with wholesalers, food shops communities. Currently there are over 1,200 producers in the scheme and over 600 shops in the UK, but it is a growing global movement. Local food online It works collectivelyContinue reading “The Open Food Network”
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”