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Foodbanks distribute airline surplus

As more flights are cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, thousands of airline meals are also going to waste. Foodbank volunteers distribute surplus airline meals photo: Eudaimonia - Grantham Foodbank To address this, the Lincolnshire Food Partnership has been working with Lincolnshire foodbanks and community larders to make sure this surplus of food reaches those… Continue reading Foodbanks distribute airline surplus

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What does £30 of food look like?

After a meagre food parcel provided by Chartwells to children eligible for free school meals went viral. Questions have arisen on how much £30 of food actually looks like, and whether the current method is outdated and needs revision.

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Incredible Edible in Lincolnshire

Incredible Edible is about actively participating in the journey towards a sustainable food future, becoming more connected with our food and each other. This takes various forms: creating community gardens to bring the neighbourhood together over food; transforming derelict public spaces to become beautiful and edible - propaganda gardening, we call it! - or re-learning the disappearing arts of seed saving, cultivating, or preserving.

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Five things I learned at Oxford Real Farming Conference 2021

My top five takeaways from ORFC 2021: 1. Eat more beans 2. Oppose cheap food 3. Imagination is not a luxury 4. CSAs are resilient 5. Real farming has to be the revolution of our times

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From Lincoln to Lincolnshire – Going Countywide

In August, the Board at the Lincolnshire Food Partnership (LFP) decided to go countywide - expanding its focus from solely Lincoln to Lincolnshire. A decision that was undertaken after numerous discussions with the Lincolnshire County Council, on distributing the Government’s Covid-19 emergency food support fund across the county (see below). Photo: Faith & the Environment… Continue reading From Lincoln to Lincolnshire – Going Countywide