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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 Questions have arisen on how much £30 of food actually looks like, and whether the current method is outdated and needs revision.

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New foodbank in Martin

A new Lincoln Community Larder food bank service has been set up by people in Martin and surrounding villages to support those in their community who are in need of food and supplies. The new service means people unable to get into Lincoln can collect food parcels from a central point in Martin instead.

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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