Lancaster Seed Library’s cabinets sit in Lancaster’s Central Library. You can swap seeds from the cabinets during the Library’s opening hours. Seed saving workshops are also run by the group in the autumn.
LESS coordinates four annual seasonal markets in Lancaster’s central market square which aim to bring local people together and showcase local food and drink producers, local artists and musicians, and local community projects.
Claver Hill Community Food Project holds workdays every Friday (11am onwards) and Sunday (13:00 onwards). Head for Ridge Lane (behind Lancaster Central High School) and you will see the farm’s no-dig beds, polytunnels and many young trees
Growing With Grace hosts volunteers every Thursday from 10am-4pm at their farm near Clapham. Volunteers should bring a packed lunch and warm clothes. Contact Cara for more details. 015242 51723 [email protected]
Growing With Nature are looking for a group of volunteers to help out on the farm every Thursday in return for fresh veggies. Volunteers can be picked up and dropped off in Lancaster. Contact Alan Schofield for more information: [email protected]
Lancaster’s Sustainable Food Column: Every Thursday a new ‘sustainable’ food column is published in the Lancaster Guardian; Lancaster’s local newspaper. The column is written by an array of local food growers and food fanatics and is coordinated by Anna Clayton, Sustainable Food City Lancaster coordinator. The Food Column reveals the faces and stories behind Lancaster’s food scene, and keeps you up-to-date on what’s going on in the world of food. To write a column email [email protected]