Monthly Archive: May 2016

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Lancaster market’s history

Sam from Transition City Lancaster talks about the history of Lancaster’s market.  I guess we have all seen film images of thriving old-time markets, with produce and animals filling  market squares. Lancaster’s market place...

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May’s local food events

 As the days lengthen and the sunny weather continues (!), plants have started to grow  faster. Asparagus is shooting, salad crops are abundant and the last remains of the winter  crops are being harvested...

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Lancaster’s Midsummer Market

  Lancaster’s Midsummer Market is hosted by LESS and aims to celebrate the summer & the  bounty of local produce. Join us and taste seasonally-inspired recipes, meet sustainable local  food producers, swap  seeds and recipe...

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Let’s talk about Veg Boxes

  Previous blogs have featured a number of local veg box schemes: Growing with Nature in Pilling, Growing with Grace in Clapham, and Growing Well near Kendal. As their business names imply, each aims to...