Latest news

Tue 03 Nov 2020

The Kindling Trust are seeking a highly motivated and organised individual, with experience of project development and management, to help us develop Woodbank Community Food Hub into a thriving and more financially independent project over the next two and a half years.

Mon 26 Oct 2020

Bridge 5 Mill and Kindling Trust are creating two new posts to work across our two organisations: a full-time Office Manager and a part-time Communications Officer.

Mon 26 Oct 2020

We are very proud of our new website, it has been a real labour of love over the last twelve months. We started with a blank piece of paper and began by asking how our very practical work could be enhanced and supported by a new website.

The result is a gorgeous looking website, with some very useful functions.

Book onto one of our community programme events.

Mon 26 Oct 2020

As the days get shorter and the leaves start to fall, it’s hard to comprehend how much has happened in the last few months. Aside from everything around us turning on its head, we at Veg Box People have seen a huge amount change.

Mon 26 Oct 2020

For thirty weeks over the Spring and Summer  we refocused our activities at Woodbank Community Food Hub and set ourselves the target of doubling food production at the site. With the help of our team, committed volunteers and our local community we met this target and more. Read on to find out more from our Chris about Woodbank in numbers...

Mon 26 Oct 2020

We have set the new date in Spring 2021 for the launch or our community shares campaign and we would love you to join us, both in buying a farm and creating something hopeful in these challenging and uncertain times.

 

Mon 26 Oct 2020

Among the challenges our Kindling team have been facing over the last 7 months, a rather large one was how to

Fri 26 Jun 2020
Catching up with Georgina, Michelle, Nicola and Helen who have been on the FarmStart grower training programme since the beginning of the year. "If there’s any upside to the current world situation it’s how many people have reassessed their relationship with food- whether they can rely on a steady local supply, understanding how it’s grown, and having the reassurance it’ll nourish the body because it’s grown organically."
Fri 24 Apr 2020
It's April 2020 and our four farmstarter's aren't half getting thrown in to their work at Woodbank Community Food Hub, where they will spend the year on a growing training programme, growing organic produce commercially. The pandemic has made us all realise the importance of local food, here's how your local growers are feeling right now in this uncertain world...
Fri 24 Apr 2020

To our supporters and friends, writing this, we – like all of you of course - find ourselves in a very different situation to the one we imagined just a month or so ago. 

We are aware that we’ve taken longer than many to send out communications on our response to this crisis. We’ve been taking time to plan and re-organise, both for the immediate and longer term -believing that many of the changes we are experiencing in local food systems, may well continue.