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Thoughts on Local Food; people’s inspirations and aspirations

Inspiration:

The potential for learning, exchanging ideas and forming a community of like-minded people.

Aspiration:

Provide a space and the skills for everyone to have the opportunity to grow and cook healthy food.

Aspiration:

More education to make people realise how many benefits there are to be gained.

Inspiration:

The powerful opportunities which are made available using Local Food projects as a catalyst e.g. partnership working, job opportunities etc.

Aspiration:

That these positive, inspiring projects will continue (and continue to be supported) and grow in number so their positive benefits can be felt by more and more people and communities.

Aspiration:

To support local producer businesses so that communities continue to survive and prosper.

Aspiration:

Breaking down cross-generational, cross-cultural barriers and getting everyone engaged in where their food comes from and how they feed themselves.

Aspiration:

To have a sustainable network of community garden centres geographically/strategically spread through Greater Manchester.

Inspiration:

Seeing the social links develop amongst neighbours as they work on their community allotment.

Aspiration:

To help local food work find a more stable and sustainable financial basis.

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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.


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