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Why is the G8 important?

 An audience gathered for an evening of videos and discussion on Thursday 23rd May at Nexus Art Café in Manchester's Northern Quarter. We heard first hand from two speakers; Elly Ahimidwe...

Inspirational Vron West from Normanton Allotment Association

In her role as Chairwoman, Vron supports and encourages others to work together and exchange ideas for growing food in a sustainable way. There are around 65 allotments in Normanton, Derby,...

Could you be the next campaigner to lobby your MP?

When Constituency Campaigner Frances Howell went to lobby her MP Fiona Bruce about land grabs she got more than she bargained for - an invitation to the Palace of Westminster no less!  Read...

Pleckgate High School Open Their Doors To Celebrate Fairtrade

On the 27th of February 160 year 6 pupils from 4 primary schools in Blackburn came together at Pleckgate High School for a event exploring the challenges and opportunities that smallholder farmers'...

Comfort Adeniyi, a cocoa farmer, on her farm in Ayetoro-Ijesa in southwest Nigeria. Photo: George Osodi/Panos for Oxfam America

Are women from Mars?

Our Behind The Brands campaign launch kicked off with a call for Mars, Mondelez International and Nestlé to stop ignoring the women who are working in their cocoa supply chains....

Friends of Maesteg Welfare Park

 Food Heroes come in all shapes and sizes and they all deserve appreciation and support in their ways of making the world a fairer and more just place. Friends of Maesteg Welfare Park...

Students tackle food poverty - “I thought that there wasn’t anything I or we could do...I thought wrong!”

Chloe Kershaw and Kaley Hudson were two of 750 Year 10 and 11s who got involved in an anti-hunger campaign at Whitcliffe Mount B & E College.  Here they are to explain the 6 things...

Join our Poverty Busting team in the North in 2013

Would you like to become the Activism Assistant and join our poverty busting team? This fantastic role involves recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to join our campaigning...

Cracking good food

Cracking Good Food was set up in 2010 to help tackle food inequalities in Manchester and beyond. They teach people how to cook tasty, healthy and affordable, seasonal food from scratch. Adele, one...

Incredible Edible Todmorden

Incredible Edible Todmorden grow food for sharing wherever there's space for it. Living in Todmorden I have had a chance to get involved with all the great things Incredible Edible Todmorden...

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