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Feeding Stockport - feeding a city the sustainable way

Date: 
Mon, 12/22/2014
Feeding Stockport Christmas Newletter
A roundup of Feeding Stockport's first year

Stockport is part of the Sustainable Food Cities Network, and through Feeding Stockport, was one of only 6 cities/regions in the UK chosen to receive funding through the programme.

Below is a roundup of some of the projects Feeding Stockport was involved with in 2014, its first year. 

Growing Livelihoods: FarmStart 2015

Date: 
Wed, 02/04/2015
FarmStarters
New faces, new ideas and LOADS of potential!

As we embark on our third year of FarmStart-ing, things are looking pretty exciting. We’ve got a brand new co-ordinator in the form of experienced organic grower Alex Firman; four new TestCroppers; and some major improvements to the programme that’ll not only benefit our FarmStarters but also the other projects nationally that are supporting new farmers and growers.

Oxford Real Farming Conference

Date: 
Mon, 01/26/2015
Oxford Real Farming Conference Session
There is no better way to start your farming year than at the Oxford Real Farming Conference.

There is no better way to start your farming year than at the Oxford Real Farming Conference. The event, held in the first week of this month, consisted of two inspiring and energising days of socialising and hearing from all sorts of speakers involved in the UK’s new agricultural renaissance.

The Oxford Real Farming Conference coincided with the famous Oxford Farming Conference and aimed to counterbalance the latter’s free market ethos and ‘sustainable intensification’ agenda.

Nourish Scotland Conference

Date: 
Sat, 11/15/2014
Nourish Conference
Inspiration from over the border...

While it’s been almost exactly a month since the brilliant and inspiring Nourish Scotland conference 'Our Common Wealth of Food', we thought that a little look at some of the highlights from it might whet your appetites for our own Making Food Fair event - at which we will welcome Pete Ritchie, Scottish farmer and Nourish Director.

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