Feeding Lancaster

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Food not fracking

Last Thursday I joined a small group of Lancaster residents in cycling to Cuadrilla’s fracking site at Preston New Road to join Reclaim The Power’s ‘Block Around the Clock’. The event was beautiful in...

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Sustainable Food City Lancaster REFRESH

Sustainable Food City Lancaster’s REFRESH event was well attended by a cross-section of people that included city and county Councillors, representatives from our local hospital, community food projects, academics, local farmers and food retailers....

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Market conversations…

Every time LESS holds a seasonal market in Lancaster, I am reminded of the benefits of bringing people together. During last week’s Midsummer Market I had a number of great conversations with local residents...

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Feeding body and soul

In this week’s column Leeds based photographer, Walter Lewis, talks about his project ‘Feeding Body and Soul’. Our current food production system is destroying the very earth on which we depend, and in its...

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Upcoming local food & craft events

Over the next week there are some great local food and craft events. Middlewood Trust near Wray is running a hedgerow basket weaving course this weekend: http://s.coop/26dpt This two-day beginner’s basket making course will...

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Seasonal summer food

As we approach the longest day of the year the summer sun finally feels like it has arrived – bringing the growing season in Lancashire into full swing. At this time of year the...

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Fill out our FarmStarter survey…

Are you interested in growing food for a living? Have you ever thought about becoming a sustainable farmer? Are you dreaming of doing something different? If you answered yes to any of these questions,...

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Claver Hill’s upcoming open day

Kathy Barton writes about Claver Hill’s upcoming open day in this week’s sustainable food column.If you are looking for somewhere fun and interesting to visit on the last bank holiday weekend in May, why...