Category: January

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Sauerkraut

Dionysios Touliatos, a fermented food fanatic, writes about Sauerkraut. Last summer Claver Hill was invaded by a horde of slugs  during our peak cabbage growing season. We had slugs  of all shapes, sizes and colours;...

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Potato Day returns

Cliodhna Mulhern, a Halton resident, writes about Lancaster’s upcoming Potato Day. January is here and Potato Day 2018 is just around the corner. Lancaster’s Annual Potato Day is an event like no other. From...

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Looking forward to 2018

I am really looking forward to 2018 and the work we will be undertaking to grow Lancaster’s sustainable food culture. There are already lots of events planned and some funding has been made available...

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Saving open pollinated seed

I entered 2017 feeling very inspired after attending the Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC) – a much needed boost considering the political challenges facing us this year! The ORFC is an annual sustainable and...

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What fuel do you use?

Sam from Skerton talks about the hidden ingredients that we may use when cooking. However much care we take when choosing ingredients for our favourite dishes, there is one ingredient we probably don’t think...

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Local food art trail

During January 2017 the Faces Behind Our Food photographic exhibition is on show at a number of Lancaster’s independent cafes – forming a local food art trail. The art trail features the photography and...

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Potato Day

Sam from Transition City Lancaster talks about growing potatoes without a garden, and highlights an event that is firmly ingrained in Lancaster’s annual food calendar- Potato Day! “Spuds freshly dug from the ground are one...

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Who’s your local milkman?

 In September 2015 I challenged readers to track down their local milkman/woman and get to know them  and their products. This challenge was set after I discovered that the online presence of milkmen and women...