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Thoughts on Local Food; people’s inspirations and aspirations

Inspiration:

Getting people outdoors.

Inspiration:

I’m inspired by people from different backgrounds and ages coming together and enjoying a common goal and activity and learning from each other.

Inspiration:

Local Food projects provide a focus for disparate members of a community to come together for a common purpose – after all, everybody eats.

Inspiration:

Knowing that people are making connections with each other and the land around them and forming new and lasting relationships. Re-instilling community support and understanding.

Inspiration:

Growing food grows people – it really makes a difference to their lives outside the project.

Inspiration:

Continued opportunities for people who would not otherwise be able to get involved because of money, transport and other barriers.

Inspiration:

The way in which neglected and derelict areas are brought back into use for food growing.

Inspiration:

Reconnecting us with the environment.

Aspiration:

My aspiration is to leave a sustainable legacy in many deprived communities where enjoying local food is at the heart of their activities and is affordable.

Inspiration:

Connecting young people and adults with the environment, using their hands to grow food that can improve their health and wellbeing.

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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.

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