LESS will employ the SFC Lancaster coordinator and has matched the grant with £10,000 of its own money.
The grant will enable Lancaster to develop a cross-sector food partnership that oversees the development and delivery of an action plan that brings ‘good food back to the table’ in Lancaster. As part of this work it will enable the group to:
Tom Andrews, Director of Sustainable Food Cities, said:
“In nearly 50 towns and cities across the UK, individuals and organisations have come together to develop a joint vision of the kind of food culture and food system they would like to see and are working together to make that vison a reality. Sustainable Food City Lancaster has shown a real ambition to transform things for the better in Lancaster and we are delighted to be able to support them in achieving their goals. ”
To keep up to date on the project read the local food (Anna Clayton) column in the Lancaster Guardian each week, visit LESS's blog www.lessuk.org/blog and follow @FoodOfLancaster on Facebook and Twitter.