National & global food news, issues and campaigns, and food organisations we support and work with towards a greener, fairer, healthier food economy.
The Open Food Network
The Open Food Network (OFN) is a not-for-profit, open source software platform that enables farmers, growers and community food enterprises to sell produce online. The software is designed to foster co-operation, collaboration and fairness in the food system. Read more…
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
Infant and Junior school meal providers, whether in house or external caterers have been supported over the last decade by a variety of effective schemes helping them to deliver healthier and more nutritious lunchtime meals. So now what about our secondary schools? Time for lunch From Year 7 onwards we see a drastic change in […]
A project exploring our sustainable past for a sustainable future, at Mrs Smith’s Cottage. Be More… Seasonal. Sustainable. Hilda. During this time of climate crisis more people are looking to the past to learn new skills and rediscover traditional knowledge that will be able to help us live a more sustainable and environmentally friendly daily life. […]
What’s the difference between snot and broccoli? You can’t get the kids to eat the broccoli! We’re all trying to get the kids to eat more veg, right? “You can’t go play till you’ve finished your carrots. Just try a tiny bit. There’s pudding when you’ve finished your first course.” Coaxing, rewards, punishments… We can […]