“ I hope to see children developing a love for growing and using local produce.”
“ The change in local people – the enthusiasm created.”
“ We need to make sure our local food economy is as resilient as possible for what may come in the future.”
“ I would like to see these local food projects continue to develop well after the Local Food programme has finished.”
“ Young people working alongside the older generation and learning about where food comes from in a very practical way, breaking down the generational barrier and learning skills they can use for life.”
“ It inspires people to re-connect with their surroundings. Community growing brings people together to share, grow and connect with nature.”
“ Building communities of partnerships, friendships and natural interests.”
“ The difference that growing veg can make to individuals’ self confidence.”
“ I feel it’s not about growing food, it’s about growing people.”
“ To use progress to date to deliver the additional needs of low carbon, energy conserving, sustainable living through greater understanding of the value of plants and soil.”
Nearly 130 people attended the Local Food Celebratory Event which took place at the Lowry in Manchester on Wednesday 20th November.
Here is a short film of highlights from the day.
Our 'Food for the Future' project is certainly 'growing' both in the ground and in the ... (119 words more)
Our Growing Global Food Project at Pooles Park has reached the finals of the ... (815 words more)
Morning fellow foodies!
We are extremely excited and proud to launch our brand new website!!
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