Category: April

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Corona food support

As we enter our second week of physical distancing, we have found the time to start gathering key information on how we can respond to needs around food. The Morecambe Bay Foundation has set...

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‘Super’ markets?

I recently wrote a guide to supermarkets for Ethical Consumer Magazine. In doing so, it became clear that despite some improvements in reporting and practice, the supermarket model is built on ethically dubious foundations....

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Food procurement in Lancaster

Over the past couple of months a group of us have been writing a bronze award application for Sustainable Food City Lancaster. Although a long process, it drew out some great work happening locally…...

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Tackling climate change with food

Climate change is a complex topic, with its causes and effects being completely interlinked with a range of social and environmental justice issues. As such a complex problem needs a holistic solution that embrace...

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Regrowing nature-connected communities

One root cause of today’s environmental crises is our growing disconnection from nature, and with this ways of living that cannot be supported by the earth’s resources. Our dominant economic system doesn’t reflect the...

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Adapting to climate change

I have become increasingly aware of changing weather patterns and the impacts that these are starting to have on local growers. We have had dry Mays over the past few years, wet summers and...

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Signs of spring?

Lancaster’s Spring Market may now have passed, but the wintery weather is still hanging around. A couple of local growers had to withdraw from attending Lancaster’s Spring Market as they did not have enough...