Category: Local Food Column

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Feeding body and soul

In this week’s column Leeds based photographer, Walter Lewis, talks about his project ‘Feeding Body and Soul’. Our current food production system is destroying the very earth on which we depend, and in its...

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Upcoming local food & craft events

Over the next week there are some great local food and craft events. Middlewood Trust near Wray is running a hedgerow basket weaving course this weekend: http://s.coop/26dpt This two-day beginner’s basket making course will...

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Seasonal summer food

As we approach the longest day of the year the summer sun finally feels like it has arrived – bringing the growing season in Lancashire into full swing. At this time of year the...

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Fill out our FarmStarter survey…

Are you interested in growing food for a living? Have you ever thought about becoming a sustainable farmer? Are you dreaming of doing something different? If you answered yes to any of these questions,...

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Claver Hill’s upcoming open day

Kathy Barton writes about Claver Hill’s upcoming open day in this week’s sustainable food column.If you are looking for somewhere fun and interesting to visit on the last bank holiday weekend in May, why...

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Adapting to climate change

I have become increasingly aware of changing weather patterns and the impacts that these are starting to have on local growers. We have had dry Mays over the past few years, wet summers and...

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Signs of spring?

Lancaster’s Spring Market may now have passed, but the wintery weather is still hanging around. A couple of local growers had to withdraw from attending Lancaster’s Spring Market as they did not have enough...