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Food Plymouth and the Climate Emergency – Update

Building on our long-standing work with our local, regional and national partners around reducing the eco-footprint of the food system, Food Plymouth core team members are busily engaging with responses to the Climate Emergency. As a Social Enterprise City, Plymouth is working on how the social enterprise and social economy sector can declare a Climate…

Provide Devon – Fundraiser

Fancy yourself a bit of a general knowledge boffin? Like to help raise money for a good cause and have good fun while you are at it!? Look no further … Provide Devon are holding a quiz night at Plymouth Albion on Thursday 31st October 2019 and you are invited! Oh and as well as a…

Grow Share Cook – ‘Diabeters’

Funding to boost ‘Diabeaters’ under city’s Grow Share Cook schemeMore people in Plymouth will enjoy healthier food on their plates, thanks to the Connected Communities Innovation Fund. People living with diabetes will get an extra healthy helping hand as the fifth year of Plymouth’s Grow, Share, Cook project focuses on ‘Diabeaters’ . The scheme uses volunteers to…

The Tenth All Ways Apples Festival

In October 2010 the first All Ways Apples festival was organised by Claire Bower, Wendy Hart and Tess Wilmot with support from Sovereign Housing, Green Ark Children’s Centre and Devonport Guildhall.  The festival grew out of the Dig for Devonport urban growing project in James Street and Bennett Street and was one of the first…

Growing Community Abundance – Update

By Tess Wilmot August 2019 is the halfway marker of the Food Plymouth Growing Community Abundance project and gives us time to catch our breath before the Autumn arrives and all the harvesting events get underway. The network of community growers has grown amazingly during the first six months of the project, during which there have…

Transforming Plymouth Together – News

We know there are real social issues in our city of Plymouth, and with an estimated 11,500 children in Plymouth living in poverty, local churches are making a massive difference. The Plymouth Fairness Commission (1) identified significate deprived areas in Plymouth including Devonport, St Peters and the Waterfront and Ham. It stated if you are…

Food & Community

Food Equality Workshops There will be two workshops next week: Tuesday 13th August, Beacon Hub, North Prospect Road 10 am to 1 pm. Wednesday 14th August, Southway Library, 10 am to 1 pm. We will be making, collaging, building food cities and talking to families and carers about their experiences of food during the Summer…

Food & Community

Plymouth Food Equality Project – Update Church Action on Poverty ‘Activism, Campaigning and Media Residential’ 3rd & 4th August  2019 Scarborough, Yorkshire By Lisa Howard Delegates from across the Food Power Network met at Wydale Hall last weekend to learn about methods and skills for campaigning on food and poverty issues and working with the media to tell…