Sustainable Food Cities are developing a joint vision and common goals on how they would like to make healthy and sustainable food a defining characteristic of cities around the UK. Hull is a network member.
Wilberforce college have launched a project called “seeds of change” aiming to promote health, wellbeing and hope in age of austerity and food poverty, and give young people space to grow. They are looking for Crowdfunder backing. Link
Pickering Road Community Orchard provides healthy fruit to share with the community as well as a haven for contemplation and enjoyment. They hold celebrations, including a Wassail in January, a Mayday celebration and open days during the harvest in the autumn.
Wassailing refers to the ancient custom of visiting orchards and reciting incantations and singing to the trees to promote a good harvest for the coming year. Why not venture down to Pickering Road Community Orchard and join their annual wassail?
You really can’t beat local honey for quality and flavour. Beverley Beekeepers’ Association have numerous members selling various bee-related products. It’s well worth getting to know your local keeper. If you haven’t already, it’s time you tasted East Yorkshire honey!…
Inspired Café is a new local cafe on George Street in the city centre where eating healthily isn’t expensive. Kindhearted customers can also donate hot meals and drinks to homeless people.The cafe is part of inspire communities.
Down to Earth are working on plans for an exciting new project for Hull in 2016 – to create a City Herbal Garden. They would like people to complete a survey to help them develop their ideas.
Food4Hull meet on the third Monday of the month between 7-9 pm at Ye Olde White Harte Inn on Silver Street, Hull, HU1 1JG. Conversation is not restricted only to food matters. Why not come along for a chat?
Arthur Street Trading Co. Ltd is workers’ co-operative in Hull, who have provided a home delivery service for organic veg boxes, organic fruit, organic groceries and a variety of household goods in Hull and the surrounding villages since 1999.