Category: December

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Global Village Cafe

In this week’s column we hear about a new venture- The Global Village Cafe- who will be catering at Transition City Lancaster’s Potato Day on the 26th January 2019. The Global Village Café is...

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Cultivating diversity

When talking about sustainable and resilient food systems ‘diversity’ is a key word and an underlying theme. Diversity is important when talking about seeds, growing systems, community skills, approaches to distributing and cooking food,...

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Brewing an ethical coffee

A recent Lancaster Guardian article highlighted the ‘huge increase in the number of coffee shops’ in Lancaster. As I read about the benefits independent coffee shops reap from our growing coffee culture, and how...

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Cut The Wrap

Cut The Wrap will be attending Lancaster’s Midwinter Market next Friday 14th December in Lancaster’s central market square – offering a range of plastic-free goodies and advice. In preparation for the market, I caught...

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The Midwinter Market is here!

This Friday 15th December from 10:00-17:00 Lancaster’s market square will be full of local food and drink producers, woodworkers, community food projects, local craftspeople, live music and a ‘community conversation’. Ian Dewer, one of...

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How do we slow the flow?

I have been away from Lancaster for the last few weeks and was unable to access phone signal, the internet and news. I returned to Lancaster this past weekend and was shocked to learn...

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Reflecting on the Midwinter Market

Last Friday Lancaster’s market square was bustling with local food producers, community food and craft projects, music and local craft businesses, as LESS hosted Lancaster’s first Midwinter Market. The market was run as part...