Spaces and Places for Food Expo

16th January 2019 Members of the Food Plymouth core team, along with many Food Plymouth partnership and network members enjoyed working with Plymouth City Council’s Thrive Plymouth team at their Spaces and Places for Food Expo collaboration. The interactive expo, held at Plymouth Guildhall’s Drake Room, was well attended and dynamic. It included themed breakout workshop sessions on the…

Remembering John Watson

By Tess Wilmot I was very sad to hear the news last week that John Watson had passed away. John has achieved so much for sustainable farming within the community and throughout his family: his children, two of whom are Guy and Ben Watson of Riverford; and John’s grandchildren  who are continuing the tradition, following in…

2019 – A Year of Growing Community Abundance

By Tess Wilmot   The aim of this Awards for All funded project is to support and enable local community growers like you to create and sustain amazing community gardens and community orchards and to nurture edible plants and ‘feral’ fruit trees across the city of Plymouth. Community growers of all abilities are invited to…

Fairtrade refreshments at Plymouth Unitarian Church

By Sheila Evans Members of Plymouth Unitarian Church, in Notte Street, have  been running a café in  the church hall every Wednesday for several months.  We serve Fair Trade Tea and Coffee for a small donation to church charities.  As well as the hot drinks, there are relaxing activities for all ages including colouring books & games.   If you are in the…