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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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...

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Spring’s patterns

Lancaster’s Spring Market returns to Lancaster’s central market square this Friday 30th from 10-17:00. A Fairtrade Easter Egg Hunt is planned, as is a seed swap and clothes swap (so bring surplus seeds and...

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LESS is recruiting!

LESS has managed to raise £1000 from local supporters to contribute to the costs of researching the feasibility of a starter farm incubator scheme (FarmStart) in Lancaster District. Donations were contributed by the Unicorn...

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Lancaster’s Spring Market

Taste seasonally-inspired food, swap seeds, meet local food producers, and discover Lancaster’s bubbling local food and craft scene. On Good Friday (30th March) from 10:00-17:00 Lancaster’s market square will be bustling with local food...