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Thoughts on Local Food; people’s inspirations and aspirations

Aspiration:

A fruit tree or two in every street or park. A veg patch in every community where people come together to work and have fun.

Inspiration:

Really tapping into a huge, previously under-used resource, both in terms of local knowledge and expertise, but also making better use of local land.

Inspiration:

The passion of everyone involved!

Inspiration:

The difference Local Food projects make to individuals as well as communities.

Aspiration:

That food growing receives the support, publicity and funding to keep up the wide variety of inventive local projects to support new growers.

Aspiration:

Realistic business models.

Aspiration:

Everybody growing, everybody enjoying it and everyone together with local food. Small changes, big impacts.

Aspiration:

Connecting with cafés – bringing financial incentives to encourage gardening and communal growing.

Aspiration:

More publicity for projects. There are lots of excellent projects going on but how many people really know about them?

Inspiration:

The genuine enthusiasm and commitment of the people involved in local food projects.

Latest Foodetube Video

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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