Category: April

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Adapting to climate change

I have become increasingly aware of changing weather patterns and the impacts that these are starting to have on local growers. We have had dry Mays over the past few years, wet summers and...

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Signs of spring?

Lancaster’s Spring Market may now have passed, but the wintery weather is still hanging around. A couple of local growers had to withdraw from attending Lancaster’s Spring Market as they did not have enough...

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Local Food Festival

 Last Friday Lancaster’s market square was full of  community art projects, local food producers and  community groups that are trying to do  something new and different around food and  sustainability. Whether that’s intercepting ‘waste...

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Growing Well

 Last week I joined spud club members from the Claver Hill Community Food  project on a visit to Growing Well and Low Sizergh Barn. The trip was  organised by  Claver Hill for learning purposes;...

The Radish 0

From Soup Dragon to Radish…

In this week’s local food column I went and spoke to the Soup Dragon ladies, Alison and Liz, whilst they franticly cooked Frittata… The Soup Dragon, prior to January 2016, was a regular soup and...