Category Archives: Food

We eat it. By and large we don’t grow it locally. This will get interesting…

Visit your surprisingly local farm on Open Farm Sunday (9th June)

Reposted from here On Sunday 9th June, hundreds of farms will be opening to the public so they can get closer to farming and see for themselves where their food comes from, how it is produced and learn more about … Continue reading

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Join the Land Army – #Manchester food growing volunteers required to help small organic growers

Join the Land Army! Inspired by the women’s land armies of the First and Second World Wars, The Land Army was set up to help small organic growers in Greater Manchester increase their yields and strengthen their businesses. We currently … Continue reading

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Food Hub with focus on Community, Good Health & Sustainable Food receives 5 years funding grant. #Manchester

A press release, sent by Kindling Trust: On a beautiful, sunny, Autumnal Saturday morning, over 200 local residents, local councillors, senior council officers and funders came together to celebrate the launch of Stockport’s Community Food Hub. Funding from Reaching Communities, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Launch ofGreater #Manchester Sustainable Food Vision Thurs 19th Oct

This Thursday (19th October) we’re launching not one but two celebrations of sustainable food, at an informal evening get-together at Bridge 5 Mill; Unlikely Heroes photographic exhibition, featuring some familiar faces! Greater Manchester Sustainable Food Vision, developed collectively by our region’s … Continue reading

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Guest post “Climate change – the meat of the problem”

This is a guest post from the Vegan Society.  For disclaimers, explanations, see below.  Readers of Manchester Climate Monthly will no doubt be aware that not everyone is as engaged with the issues around climate change as we are. Indeed, … Continue reading

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Volunteering with the Land Army

Kindling Trust wants you to get down and dirty!   Join us this Spring in preparation for the new growing season. As Spring begins we are starting to ramp up our trips out to local organic farms. Upcoming dates inclue: Monday … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Brexit and food, 19 April, #Manchester

EU Referendum: a spotlight on food & farming   Tuesday 19th April, 3.30-6.30pm Venue: Bridge 5 Mill, M4 7HR Organised by The Kindling Trust and The Food Ethics Council The EU influences every aspect of the UK’s food and farming systems; subsiding farming … Continue reading

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