A local response to a global crisis
Our role in addressing issues of food security, poverty, health, climate and environment in Lincolnshire.
Local Organisations and Projects
Lincolnshire Food Partnership links local food projects and organisations who are tackling issues of poverty, health, sustainability and climate change. Find out who’s involved and what they are doing in and around Lincoln.
The movers and shakers of Lincolnshire Food Partnership
Our board brings together local leaders with a passion for sustainable food. We have backgrounds in the public, private and third sector, including local government, the faith community, local businesses, schools and charities.
Our role is supportive, catalytic, contributory.
We’re working on a Feeding Tariff, Mint Lane Cafe, Nourishing Lincoln, and more…
The bigger picture
Organisations working on a national or global level
Lincoln Food Partnership supports and works with national and international organisations towards a greener, fairer, healthier food system. Find out more about current issues and how we can work together for positive change to our food system.
Sustainable Food Places
A network with shared aims
Lincolnshire Food Partnership is part of a UK wide network that tackles food poverty, reduces waste and promotes a vibrant, diverse, sustainable food economy.
Nigel Curry – Chair of Advisory Board
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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”