Feeding Lancaster

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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...

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The Common Kitchen

Introducing Leo Burtin and the The Common Kitchen project… The Common Kitchen is an artistic project that opened on the 2nd July at King Street Studios, Lancaster and runs until the 14th July. The...