Category: January

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Veganism

Over the last couple of years veganism has gained a lot of traction, with an increasing number of people switching to a plant based diet. There are many reasons why people living in the...

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Political Potatoes?

Sam from Transition City Lancaster writes about Lancaster’s upcoming Potato Day. We’ve all heard about political ‘hot potatoes’ but can even cold or muddy potatoes be political? Well, they don’t get to vote and they don’t...

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2019’s foodie events

I’m looking forward to 2019 and the work we will be undertaking locally to grow Lancaster’s sustainable food culture. Plus, there are already lots of events planned! The first foodie event of the year...

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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...