Tag Archives: Kindling Trust

Volunteer Opportunity: Join Land Army & help grow organic #food 4 #Manchester

Want to get a useful warm inner glow? Want to help grow organic food for Manchester?  Want to meet interesting people?  Read on… Hello everyone! There are three opportunities coming up to get out into the great outdoors, and join … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunity: Help grow #organic food 4 #Manchester Weds 17 April

This via Kindling Trust, who are co-ordinating volunteers to help organic farms grow food for Manchester.  You get a warm inner glow, some good exercise and probably some new friends; the farms get your labour.   Seems radically sensible, frankly… … Continue reading

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Job(s) Alert: Press & Publicity Worker and Finance Worker Kindling Trust #Manchester

From Kindling Trust website We are recruiting. Fancy joining us as a Press & Publicity Worker or Finance Worker? We are looking for people to fill two part-time employment opportunities here at Kindling and join our little team. Do you … Continue reading

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The year ahead: Kindling Trust (Lessons learned and future goals for #Manchester #climate groups)

Manchester Climate Monthly asked several different groups about the challenges and lessons of 2012 and the goals for 2013. We published a small portion of the answers in the centre-spread of the January issue (which you can see here). Over … Continue reading

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Help the Land Army grow organic food for #Manchester, or “what’s up docks?”

Moss Brook Growers, an organic farm that supplies food to Unicorn Grocery in Chorlton, is looking for help from volunteers. The taller half of the MCFly editorial team spent an entirely delightful Saturday helping to pull up docks a couple … Continue reading

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Campaign Update: Carbon Coop’s August news

While you are waiting for the next Manchester Climate Monthly (1) , here’s something we didn’t have space for in the print edition.  We emailed various green outfits for their news. Only two got back to us. Kindling Trust‘s news … Continue reading

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Interview: Urban Agriculture in Havana… and Manchester?

Liz Postlethwaite, who is giving a presentation at Levenshulme’s Inspire Centre on Wednesday 14th March about her trip to Cuba looking at urban food production, answers some questions about the project. Could you tell us a bit a about why you … Continue reading

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The Land Army digs in

In 2011, the Kindling Trust received £5,000 from Making Local Food Work to launch the Land Army project. The aim of the project was to recruit volunteers to help local cooperative and organic farms with their daily jobs such as … Continue reading

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Digging for Victory with the Land Army

MCFly badgered Ben Cashell, organiser of “A Reasonable Cause“, into writing about his conscription into a “Land Army.”  The views expressed are his own, not those of MCFly. Last month I went and planted some Garlic with the Kindling Trust’s, … Continue reading

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Event report: Food and the city

Two thought-provoking presentations about food and cities formed the meat (!) of a Manchester Green Party (1) meeting yesterday evening. The monthly gathering, held at the Friends Meeting House, heard from Liz Postlethwaite about her recent trip to examine urban … Continue reading

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