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The Open Food Network

Now here’s a good idea.  Open Food Network - is an online community that puts food producers (of all types) in touch with wholesalers, food shops communities. Currently there are over 1,200 producers in the scheme and over 600 shops in the UK, but it is a growing global movement. Local food online It works collectively… Continue reading The Open Food Network

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Agriculture Bill Third Reading, 13 May 2020

The Agriculture Bill, that was debated and voted on in the House of Commons last month, is as significant as it is complex. Basic Payments to Farmers To oversimplify, farmers will lose their Basic Payments (paid against how much land they own) and be paid (much less) only for ‘non-market impacts’ – flood prevention and… Continue reading Agriculture Bill Third Reading, 13 May 2020

Covid 19, Lincoln Food News, Tackling Poverty

Abbey Access keeping in touch through the pandemic

Gosh - sometimes it’s hard to think of what to cook day after day, isn’t it? And lockdown makes it even harder, especially for anyone with money worries to compound everything. Cooking from home I chatted with Sharron from the Arboretum Cafe, who’s running “Cooking from Home” with her colleague Oli, apprentice chef Alex, and… Continue reading Abbey Access keeping in touch through the pandemic

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Feeding Vulnerable People in Welton

Lincoln Community Larder has opened its fourth delivery and drop off point at St Mary's Church Welton. From here, the Larder is providing basic needs for those who are Covid-vulnerable, recognising how difficult it can be for anyone who is sick and those with special needs in rural areas to gain access basic provisions and wholesome food.

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The Student Land Army

The Greater Lincolnshire LEP is calling students to support national food security through local food supply chains to work on British farms due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The British summer harvest is about to begin, and help is needed to bring in the harvest and to help keep the nation fed. The UK is rapidly approaching… Continue reading The Student Land Army