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Local Food Works

Local Food Works at the
Centre for Stewardship in Falkland

 Creating a more sustainable, resilient and healthy local food economy

Local Food Works

Local Food Works is an exciting project, led by Falkland Stewardship Trust in partnership with community members who are passionate about bringing local food the the local community. It is funded by the Climate Challenge Fund so one key aim of this project is to reduce carbon emissions, particularly those we accumulate through our food choices.

Through this project we offer a range of activities and events including a weekly local food hub in Falkland as well as community meals, cooking workshops and food demonstrations. We aim to make it easier for the local communities to access, cultivate, harvest, process, cook, taste and celebrate local food.

Through this project we will create a more sustainable, resilient and healthy local food economy that leads to a proven reduction in carbon emissions through the food chain network.

Videos

These Local Food Works videos showcase the project to date, looking at its four main elements; the weekly local food market in Falkland, the food workshops, community meals and the growing spaces at the Centre for Stewardship. As you will see, the project is making a real difference to the way people shop by reducing CO2 emissions. Thanks to everyone who took part in the videos. To view, just click on the link below. We hope you enjoy them!

 

Our Next Events…

Jam Making Workshop

Local Food WorksMonday 28th August, 12 – 3pm, The Centre for Stewardship, Falkland

As it’s August and there is so much delicious fresh fruit around, we have decided to host a jam making workshop. This fun and engaging event will be led by Jane McAllister from Cornerstones Kitchen, a regular stallholder at the Falkland Food Market. Come along and find out how to make delicious strawberry jam from scratch, learning some handy tips along the way. Even better… everyone will take home a jar of delicious strawberry jam!

This is a FREE workshop and those intersted in attending must regsiter through Eventbrite.

No experience necessary – just come along and have some fun using wonderful local fruit. We will look forward to seeing you there.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/jam-making-workshop-tickets-36893149403

 

 

Volunteers

Would you like to be part of this project? We will have a range of volunteering opportunities including gardening, cooking and organising events. Training will be provided. Please email or phone 01337 858838 if you would like to register your interest.

 

Great meal

Some of the helpers who made the meal.

some of the meal

Local dishes made with local ingredients including wild garlic pesto and nettle soup

Yvonne and Sam

Our new team Yvonne Alexander, Project Coordinator and Sam Docherty, Community Gardener. To contact either email yvonne@centreforstewardship.org.uk, sam@centreforstewardship.org.uk or phone 01337 858838.

 

Some of our partners: Meadowsweet Organics, Falkland Kitchen Farm, Falkland the Lomonds Transition Group, Bread in Fife.

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Falkland Centre for Stewardship
The Stables
Falkland Estate
Falkland
Fife
KY15 7AF

01337 858838

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