Growing communities manifesto for feeding the city

 
GROWING COMMUNITIES’ MANIFESTO FOR FEEDING THE CITY TAKING OUR FOOD SYSTEM BACK 
For the first time in history there are more people living in cities than in rural areas. As we begin to face up to the challenges of climate change, peak oil and resource depletion, the issue of how urban populations can best be fed [...]

Growing communities what we do

 
WHAT WE DO
1. Community

• Organic fruit and vegetable box scheme
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‐led trading systems:– provides over 400 local households with fresh, seasonal produce each week supplied in line with a strict policy which prioritises direct, local suppliers and UK produce. The scheme is a collection scheme ‐ the main pick up point is in Stoke [...]

growing communities – our impact

 
OUR IMPACT: we monitor our Key Principles to see what we are achieving over the course of each year. Here are some of our results for 2008. 484 households across Hackney providing sustainably produced fruit and veg to over 1000 people in our community every week. The box scheme and farmers’ market together provide a [...]

Local food hub

Local food hub – how it could get started
Three local organisations with an interest in improving access to local food would like to work with other interested local partners to develop the idea of a ‘local food hub’: a place where local people can get quality local organic produce, be informed about food nutrition and [...]

Developing Sustainable Food Strategies

Developing Sustainable
Food Strategies
A process to enable communities to develop sustainable food systems which are less reliant on oil and other external inputs.
Background 2
The Project 2
The Need 2
The approach 4
Outputs and outcomes 4
The Project in detail 5
Proposed process 5
Introductory workshop 6
Bring together strong and leading partnership 6
Appoint a steering group 6
Ongoing workshops 6
Outcomes 7
A local strategy [...]

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