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Policies for the City Region – serialised: Part 3, Food.
We continue the serialisation of our report, Policies for the City Region. We have long been interested in looking at Greater Manchester’s food systems as case studies for wider economic and social issues. Here we offer some practical proposals for … Continue reading
A lesson for Britain: Brazil promotes food security and local food procurement, strengthening family farming « Localise West Midlands
A lesson for Britain: Brazil promotes food security and local food procurement, strengthening family farming « Localise West Midlands. From the Localise West Midlands project comes this interesting piece on legislation to promote local food procurement in Brazil. This is … Continue reading
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Having Enough Good Food for the Manchester Region; who we need to influence and what we need to do, to multiply our impact?
Twenty three people came together at a workshop organised by Steady State Manchester (SSM) on Saturday 18th October. In a spirit of shared learning participants generated priorities about WHO we need to influence and WHAT we need to do, to … Continue reading
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Don’t miss Steady State Workshop on Saturday – HAVING ENOUGH GOOD FOOD IN THE MANCHESTER REGION
HAVING ENOUGH GOOD FOOD IN THE MANCHESTER REGION Shaping a viable food economy to multiply our impact 18 October 2014, 1.30-5pm Methodist Central Buildings Central Hall Oldham Street Manchester M1 1JQ A participative, action orientated workshop for anyone who wants … Continue reading
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(Upcoming Event) HAVING ENOUGH GOOD FOOD IN THE MANCHESTER REGION: Shaping a viable food economy to multiply our impact
Saturday 18 October 2014, 1.30-5pm, Methodist Central Hall, Manchester Book a free place today! There are many dimensions to the value of food in our lives; we are spotlighting food as an economic issue as this is an area getting … Continue reading
Manchester City Council passes resolution on sustainable food.
Food is something that brings together a variety of issues connecting the economy, the environment and everyone’s well-being. Under the present austerity policies, the injustices of the food system are obvious, with thousands reliant on charitable food banks, struggling, in … Continue reading
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Can food be a major vehicle for driving a steady state in Greater Manchester?
There is an amazing amount of wonderful work going on around sustainable food issues in Greater Manchester and a lot of exciting events in the month ahead. These include Feeding Manchester’s workshop on Saturday 9th November where participants will be … Continue reading