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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National Seed Week

Melanie Fryer writes about our National Seed Week – from the 18th March. As spring bursts forth our thoughts start to turn to outdoor work and sowing seeds. But have you thought about where the seed...

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Sustainable Food City Lancaster

As part of Sustainable Food City (SFC) Lancaster’s work, we offer a range of ‘services’ to support local food initiatives. These aim to create a supportive local food network which raises awareness of local...

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2019’s Lost Art of Living

Trialled in 2017, the Lost Art of Living Festival has now become an annual ‘health’ event in Lancaster with a strong holistic food theme. It saw more than 2000 people attend events in 2018 and will hopefully see even...

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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...