Lincolnshire resident, Mrs Smith (1892-94) can teach us a huge amount about sustainable living, local food and minimising waste. More about Mrs Smith's life and home, by Sally Bird, Learning and Development Officer at Mrs Smith's Cottage.
1. Getting your hands dirty is transformative 2. The good food economy is a shared endeavour 3. Intergenerational friendship matters 4. Solidarity is on the rise A question: What would we do differently if we no longer needed foodbanks?
Veg exchange scheme, chat & collect, independent takeaway... our newest Food Partner, Doddington Farm Shop, has been doing loads through lockdown to keep providing people with fresh local food, and keeping human interaction alive despite everything. Local, seasonal produce Doddington Farm Shop Opened in 2007, the Farm Shop at Doddington Hall was born out of… Continue reading Doddington Farm Shop & Cafe
I wonder how many times during this past year I just had to go to the shop because our household had run out of ‘milk’? Feeling overwhelmed by the number of Tetrapaks piling up in our recycling bin every week I searched again for a company that would deliver plant based milk to our door. … Continue reading ‘Milk’ back on the doorstep
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