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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Upcoming Midwinter Market

We are starting to enter the darker times of year: the shortest day of the year is approaching and with it the skeletal structures of winter and the Midwinter Market… On the 14th December from...

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Scotch Quarry Community Garden

Rebecca Wilmott writes about the history of Scotch Quarry Community Garden and its role in growing community and food in Lancaster. A community garden was first established in Scotch Quarry park by Transition City...

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We Feed The World

Whilst visiting London last weekend I went to see the ‘We Feed The World’ photographic exhibition at the Bargehouse Gallery, SouthBank. Coordinated by the Gaia Foundation, the exhibition brought together three years of work...

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September reflections

The past few week’s have been busy for sustainable local food in Lancaster… On the 10th September LESS’s FarmStart feasibility report was launched alongside the Feeding Body and Soul exhibition at the Storey Institute....

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Women in farming

The Feeding Body and Soul exhibition is currently on display in four venues across Lancaster (The Storey, The Radish, Roots Cafe and Cornerstone), until the end of September. Each venue explores a different theme,...

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A Great Harvest Feast!

Transition City Lancaster is hosting a Great Harvest Feast on Saturday 29th September from 6pm to 10pm at Friends Meeting House, Lancaster. The aim of the event is to bring community food growers together...

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Lancaster’s Harvest Market

Lancaster’s Harvest Market returns to Lancaster’s central market square on the 21st of September from 10am – 5pm. It ties in with the Lost Art Of Living 2018 health festival; exploring the role local,...