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...
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.
Among the challenges our Kindling team have been facing over the last 7 months, a rather large one was how to
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.
The Kindling Newsletter 2020/21 compiles information over the past year about our projects, what we are looking forward to with the Kindling Farm, plus hearing from the many people who are involved in some of our projects that link together to form a local, sustainable food system for Greater Manchester. We hope you will enjoy reading it - download the PDF below. If you need it in a different format please contact us here.
Hello!, All Kindling wants for Christmas (apart from peace on Earth and real action on climate change) is the Kindling Farm. If that’s on your Christmas list too here’s how you can help us make it happen....check out our end of year 2019 e-news to find out how you can get involved!
Want to be a commercial organic grower? - We're recruiting now for our Spring 2020 Commercial Organic Growers course!
We are serious about getting more people into commercial food growing, and we are looking to support people who are serious about doing it too! Every year we run a 4-day Commercial Organic Horticulture Course - offering people an amazing training opportunity to learn how to set up an organic food growing business from the growers themselves.