Sustainable Food

Share the Surplus: a Success!

Many thanks to everyone from Walsall Road Allotments, Knowle Road Allotments and the local Quaker allotment grower who generously donated to Share the Surplus. On Thursday morning we delivered potatoes, courgettes, marrows and runner beans to Handsworth Welcome, who cooked, served and distributed them ion Friday lunchtime to Asylum Seekers & Refugees.  Allotment growing is […]

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For Better & for Worse: International Agreements on Food

There are two major international agreements being negotiated at the moment, that the UK is part of: the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership and the Sustainable Development Goals.  Both are wide ranging, and cover several important issues that you might want to take action on.  But here we’ll focus on the aspects that relate to […]

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Take Action to Make our Food Sustainable

Pop into the Hub to take action for sustainable food: The Bad News: Our current food system is geared towards factory farming, which tries to get maximum food from minimum land-space.  This approach is causing problems of diease control amongst animals, poor animal welfare, wasting of resources and environmental damage.  Not only is the UK […]

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Free Children’s Activity

Families are warmly invited to: Grow Your Own Free Drop-in Activity for Children throughout the School Summer Holidays 2015 at Peace Hub Pop into Peace Hub any weekday between 11:00 and 14:30 to take part in this simple seed-planting activity. Children will get the chance to learn about where food comes from, and take home […]

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Share the Surplus

As part of our Grub’s Up! theme, we are bringing together local allotment growers with charitable organisations in Birmingham: Share the Surplus Allotments are a great example of sustainable food in practice, with local people using spaceto grow simple food for themselves and their friends and family to enjoy.  But it’s the nature of many […]

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Grub’s Up!

We’re pleased to announce that our peace & justice theme for July & August is: Grub’s Up! Making our Food Sustainable Factory farming is damaging our health and environment, increasing inequality and harming animals.  But by supporting a small-scale, sustainable approach to farming, we can have fair, affordable food for everyone. Pop into Peace Hub […]

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