National & global food news, issues and campaigns, and food organisations we support and work with towards a greener, fairer, healthier food economy.
Food Ethics Council
A charity that provides independent advice on the ethics of food and farming, with the aim of creating a food system that is fair and healthy for people, animals and the environment.
A project from the Food Ethics Council: How thinking of ourselves differently can change the future of our food system.
Lincoln Climate Commission
The climate commission – a collaboration between stakeholders across Lincoln and Lincolnshire – is working on a road map to achieve the City Council’s target of net zero carbon by 2030.
The Trussell Trust
Our aim is to end hunger and poverty in the UK. We support a nationwide network of food banks and together we provide emergency food and support to people locked in poverty, and campaign for change to end the need for food banks in the UK.
A network of food groups, with a vision to create kind, confident and connected communities through the power of food.
A multitude of different projects and campaigns to improve food and farming, with the help of our members and other supporters.
FareShare is the UK’s national network of charitable food redistributors, made up of 17 independent organisations. Together, we take good quality surplus food from right across the food industry and get it to almost 11,000 frontline charities and community groups.
The first major review of our food system in 75 years.
Read our response to it here.
Making it happen in Lincoln
Local food news from our blog
Peat free We’re at the end of Peat Free April, and this will have influenced lots of people to stop buying peat-based compost for good, helping to protect endangered habitats and prevent greenhouse gas emissions. But what with the renaissance in British gardening, commercial peat-free compost may be in short supply this year! Whether onContinue reading “Every day things you can add to the compost”
Guest blog, by Linda Scrutton from Dunston Community Garden Dunston Community Garden was born out of a request for ideas to spruce up the area around the village hall. This Spring, the gardeners have been transforming that land, making it more beautiful, welcoming to people and wildlife, and delicious – with flowers, fruit trees, veggiesContinue reading “Dunston Community Garden”
They’re not exactly the most usual school pet, requiring considerable knowledge and skills, some specialist equipment, not to mention the careful handling – but the learning opportunities are as bountiful and delectable as the honey! Wyberton Primary Academy near Boston shows us how it’s done, with a little help from Willoughby Road Allotment Association. TheContinue reading “Can kids keep bees?”