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A big idea for local food?

With the Big Society concept refusing to go away, it’s time to explore what it could mean for the local food sector, says Clare Panjwani.
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The whole world’s seeds in our hands

Tom Moggach learns about a new research project which is cataloguing the more unusual fruit and vegetables being grown up and down the country. 
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The aerial edible gardener

Self-styled London rooftop adventurer Helen Babbs shares her experiences of cultivating a fragrant, food-filled jungle above the city.
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A growing trade: helping communities take control of their food production

Polly Higginson reports from the recent Local Action on Food ‘Growing your own business’ event.
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Local Action on Food: The Local Action on Food network was run as part of the Big Lottery funded Making Local Food Work programme, 2007 to 2012. It has now closed.

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