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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

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Community gardening in Donington on Bain

A local farmer sets aside a field for community growing. A group of local residents get together to plan. A stall at the roadside offers fresh, organic, pay-as-you-feel veg to the community, and a local Foodbank distributes free, organic food to people who are facing food insecurity. The essence of this vision... "shared, organic produce,… Continue reading Community gardening in Donington on Bain

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Veg advocates

Would you like to be a Veg Advocates for Lincolnshire? This is a really cool opportunity with our friends at the Food Foundation to help change our food system for the better. Join us for an online workshop on 24th November, 10am-12noon to find out more: find out more What could Advocates get out of it? The… Continue reading Veg advocates

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Half term food support

Where can children eat for free in Lincoln? A big thank you to businesses, foodbanks and volunteers around Lincoln who provided food support to children and families this half term. If you would like to ask government to extend provision in time for the Christmas holiday, Marcus Rashford’s petition (which is based on recommendations from… Continue reading Half term food support

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‘Working out’ the National Obesity Strategy

The National Obesity Strategy was launched on 27 July to tackle one of the largest long-term health challenges in the UK: nearly two-thirds of adults are above a healthy weight as are one in three children leaving primary school. The Government’s main measures area: A campaign to get overweight people to reduce their weight using… Continue reading ‘Working out’ the National Obesity Strategy