They’re not exactly the most usual school pet, requiring considerable knowledge and skills, some specialist equipment, not to mention the careful handling - but the learning opportunities are as bountiful and delectable as the honey! Wyberton Primary Academy near Boston shows us how it's done, with a little help from Willoughby Road Allotment Association. The… Continue reading Can kids keep bees?
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a partnership between farmers and their local community, in which the responsibilities, risks and rewards of farming are shared. communitysupportedagriculture.org.uk Ropsley Market Garden is Lincolnshire’s first CSA - the first of many: the English CSA moment is now here: people increasingly recognise the need for sustainable, resilient, healthy, local food, and… Continue reading Ropsley Market Garden CSA
British food policy is characterised by disconnectedness. Nigel Curry discusses a joined up food policy in the UK.
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
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 Questions have arisen on how much £30 of food actually looks like, and whether the current method is outdated and needs revision.