Category: August

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Food, economy and environment

Last week Sustainable Food City Lancaster hosted a couple of themed meetings to develop outcomes from its June REFRESH event. One session focused on our sustainable food economy, including increasing local food procurement by...

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Strengthening seed sovereignty…

Dennis Touliatos, coordinator of Lancaster Seed library, discusses the Seed Sovereignty network sprouting across Northern England. Earlier this summer I participated in a seed production workshop at the Clervaux Trust in Darlington. The workshop...

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Re-connecting with soil

Last week Starhawk (an American writer, activist, Permaculture teacher and prominent voice in the Ecofeminist movement), came to Claver Hill community food project and ran a session on soil. Rather than focusing on soil...

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Lancaster’s Harvest Market

Following on from the success of LESS’s Midsummer Market in June 2016, Lancaster will soon be hosting another seasonal food market: the Love Local, Love Lancaster Harvest Market. On the 29th August from 10:00-17:00,...