Category: Local Food Column

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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,...

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Lancaster’s Feeding Body and Soul

Walter Lewis’s Feeding Body and Soul exhibition is coming to Lancaster in September (10 September – 1 October), with contributions from The Faces Behind Our Food and local photographers Johnny Bean and Nick Dagger....

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Sauerkraut art

Pick a cabbage. Any will do: white, red, cavolo nero, whatever you can find. Shred it. Massage salt into it. Keep going until enough liquid has come out of the cabbage to cover it....

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Food, economy and environment

Last week Sustainable Food City Lancaster hosted a couple of themed meetings to develop outcomes from its June REFRESH event. One session focused on our sustainable food economy, including increasing local food procurement by...

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Strengthening seed sovereignty…

Dennis Touliatos, coordinator of Lancaster Seed library, discusses the Seed Sovereignty network sprouting across Northern England. Earlier this summer I participated in a seed production workshop at the Clervaux Trust in Darlington. The workshop...

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Re-connecting with soil

Last week Starhawk (an American writer, activist, Permaculture teacher and prominent voice in the Ecofeminist movement), came to Claver Hill community food project and ran a session on soil. Rather than focusing on soil...

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Regenerative food business?

Over the past week I have been writing an article on regenerative business for Ethical Consumer magazine. In doing so, it got me thinking about what a regenerative food business might look like here...

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Reflections from The Common Kitchen

Artist, Leo Burtin, reflects on The Common Kitchen’s two weeks in Lancaster… ‘During the two weeks of my residency at King Street Studios, I undertook a series of creative and culinary experiments which will...