Category: Local Food Column

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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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Veganism

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...

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2019’s foodie events

I’m looking forward to 2019 and the work we will be undertaking locally to grow Lancaster’s sustainable food culture. Plus, there are already lots of events planned! The first foodie event of the year...

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Global Village Cafe

In this week’s column we hear about a new venture- The Global Village Cafe- who will be catering at Transition City Lancaster’s Potato Day on the 26th January 2019. The Global Village Café is...

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Cultivating diversity

When talking about sustainable and resilient food systems ‘diversity’ is a key word and an underlying theme. Diversity is important when talking about seeds, growing systems, community skills, approaches to distributing and cooking food,...

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Brewing an ethical coffee

A recent Lancaster Guardian article highlighted the ‘huge increase in the number of coffee shops’ in Lancaster. As I read about the benefits independent coffee shops reap from our growing coffee culture, and how...

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Cut The Wrap

Cut The Wrap will be attending Lancaster’s Midwinter Market next Friday 14th December in Lancaster’s central market square – offering a range of plastic-free goodies and advice. In preparation for the market, I caught...