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Thoughts on Local Food; people’s inspirations and aspirations

Inspiration:

Being able to provide others with the opportunity to enjoy being outside and learning about growing.

Aspiration:

Community food growing facilitators everywhere!

Inspiration:

Bringing people together from socially excluded groups with laughter and learning about good foods and the natural environment.

Inspiration:

The potential to create a meaningful alternative to the industrialised huge-scale food system.

Inspiration:

Food is the porthole to the world – politics, social systems, power, class... you can understand them all through food.

Inspiration:

The way Local Food projects tackle obesity and poor diets head on. This is particularly important for children who come from families with little or no experience with fresh food preparation.

Aspiration:

Create greener, healthier, more vibrant communities that are self-reliant and sustainable, where skills and resources are shared. Better access to food-growing sites close to home.

Aspiration:

To become the main way in which people experience food production and the norm for consumption.

Aspiration:

That every housing estate in London and the whole country has space set aside however small or large for residents to grow food if they wish.

Inspiration:

Getting children to try fruit and veg for the first time.

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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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