Category: Local Food Column

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The tastes of midsummer

As we approach the longest day of the year, the growing season in Lancashire comes into full swing with a variety of crops starting to become available. From now on it becomes super easy...

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Celebrate the Midsummer with local food

 Next Friday 16th June from 10:00-17:00 Lancaster’s market square  will be bustling with local food producers, community food projects,  music and local craftspeople, as LESS hosts Lancaster’s Midsummer  Market. The market is sponsored by...

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Mansergh Hall

Mansergh Hall, featured in the Faces Behind Our Food exhibition, used to sell organic certified meat. But several years ago they stopped. We asked them why when interviewing Amanda at Mansergh Hall for the...

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Quinoa in Lancaster?

Gina Frausin, a Research assistant at Lancaster University, talks about her experience of growing quinoa in Lancaster.  “I have always had a great fascination for plants – especially food plants. This is why I...

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Love your local market

The next two weeks mark the national ‘love your local  market’ campaign – from the 17th – 31st May. The  campaign is coordinated by the National Association of  British Market Authorities and started in...

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Voices Behind Our Food

Last Saturday LESS organised a local food festival at Halton Mill. The event marked the last month of the Faces Behind Our Food photographic exhibition which is now on display at Halton Mill for...

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Local food festival

To celebrate the final phase of the Faces Behind Our Food photographic exhibition, LESS is hosting a Local Food Festival at Halton Mill this Saturday 6th May 2017. The ‘local food festival’ will showcase...