Category: Local Food Column

Written by local food local food businesses, growers, community groups and food lovers. Anyone can contribute a column and we always welcome comments on past columns. So…have a browse of our local food column archive :)

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Winter’s patterns

        The days are getting shorter, we’ve had a couple of frosty mornings, and the leaves have nearly all gone from trees. Winter has come! I asked some of the people...

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Lancaster’s Midwinter Market

On Friday the 15th December from 10:00-17:00 Lancaster’s market square will be bustling with local food producers, woodworkers, community food projects, music and local craftspeople, as LESS hosts Lancaster’s second Midwinter Market. The Midwinter...

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Food Loop Game update

Michael Hallam provides us with an update on the local food loop game. I have finally managed to process all the receipts received  by food loop game players up until the end of July,...

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Beetham Nurseries

Beetham Nurseries, located near Milnthorpe, discusses how the business has developed over the years. “From its humble beginnings as a small field and  single polytunnel, to an award-winning family  run garden centre undergoing an exciting period of  expansion,...

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Food for thought

I recently read the Pesticide Action Network UK’s (PAN) report ‘Food For Thought’ which claims that a “daily cost of 1p extra per child could end schoolchildren’s exposure to cocktail of pesticides”. This equates...