Feeding Lancaster aims to make sustainable and healthy food a defining feature of Lancaster District by:
- raising awareness of issues surrounding sustainable food.
- supporting the development of a cross-sector food partnership that oversees an action plan for making sustainable and healthy food a defining feature of Lancaster.
- establishing and supporting projects that develop Lancaster’s sustainable food culture.
It build’s on LESS’s food work, including the Growing Our Local Food Economy (GOLFE) project; a three year funded project that came to an end in late 2017.
Who is involved?
- LESS, a Lancaster based Community Interest Company, employs a ‘Sustainable Food City Lancaster coordinator’ who is responsible for facilitating research and initiating projects and schemes that will help contribute to Feeding Lancaster’s (Sustainable Food City Lancaster’s) aims. LESS therefore works in collaboration with a variety of organisations to do this and sits on the Sustainable Food City Lancaster steering group.
- Sustainable Food City Lancaster, a small hub of people meeting monthly to oversee the work of the Sustainable Food City Lancaster coordinator. This group aims to develop a cross-sector food partnership that oversees an action plan for making sustainable and healthy food a defining feature of Lancaster.
- Anyone involved in the growing, eating, processing and selling of local food within Lancaster District.
How to get involved…
If you are interested in volunteering for LESS contact Anna Clayton ([email protected]) or visit www.lessuk.org for more details.
Our recently completed Community Economic Development (CED) plan also identifies ways you may be able to help develop Lancaster’s sustainable food economy- as an individual or business. Download LESS’s CED Plan.
To keep up-to-date on Feeding Lancaster visit our:
- Facebook page: www.facebook.com/FoodOfLancaster
- Twitter feed: @FoodOfLancaster
- Read our local food column in the Lancaster Guardian