Monthly Archive: November 2016


Celebrating Lancashire Day

Sunday 27th November is Lancashire Day; a day that commemorates the moment in 1295 when the first elected representatives from Lancashire were called to Westminster by King Edward I to attend what later became...


Nyeléni Europe Forum for Food Sovereignty

I recently attended a very inspiring gathering in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, that formed the second Nyeléni Europe Forum for Food Sovereignty. The forum saw small-holder farmers, food producers, NGOs, indigenous peoples, activists and researchers from...


Our relationship with bees

Laura Atkinson from LESS explores the role of bees in this week’s local food column… Last year on Lancaster’s high street we were pestered by people in  black and yellow outfits ‘trying’ to talk...