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Thoughts on Local Food; people’s inspirations and aspirations

Aspiration:

To develop a self sustaining project that offers opportunities for training and volunteering on a daily basis.

Aspiration:

For more people to get involved and for the skills of our volunteers to be recognised in a way that brings them employment / income.

Aspiration:

More jobs in the production of local food.

Inspiration:

It is very easy to gain a sense of achievement from food growing, and this empowerment can help in other areas of life.

Aspiration:

That projects continue to bring communities together.

Inspiration:

I find the people inspiring – from those delivering the projects to the volunteers and wide range of people and communities involved.

Inspiration:

Communities working together, of all ages, to share in the harvest of their land. Growing together, eating together, learning together, living together.

Inspiration:

Being able to give people ideas and inspiration for future growing.

Aspiration:

That every school is a food growing school.

Aspiration:

Consider how the connections link through to mainstream food production – synergies with renewable energy.

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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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