Photo by Ubele
Tuesday 14 June, 12:30 – 1:30pm
Transforming local food in Oldham
Over the next 12 months, Stir to Action and Shared Assets are working in partnership with Oldham Council, the Food Partnership Board, and the wider VCFSE (Voluntary, Community, Faith, Social Enterprise) to reduce the dependency on emergency food provision and to explore alternative models for local food. The core capacity building programme will offer workshops, events, study visits, and specialist support, ranging from community supported agriculture and food co-operatives to developing new business models, partnerships, and markets for local food initiatives.
Before the main programme launch in Autumn 2022, we’re hosting a few events in May and June.
It’s not an overstatement to say that our upcoming webinars offer inspiring ideas about how to develop local food systems organised by communities for communities.
Building local partnerships to develop a community food resource: a talk by Yvonne Field, Founder and CEO of Ubele
Ubele (Swahili for the ‘the future’) is a north London-based initiative to strengthen its communities through enterprise and asset development. With its partners it has established Wolves Lane, a thriving urban space for sustainable food growing, education, enterprise, and community engagement.
We are lucky to have Yvonne share her insights about: - what Wolves Lane is and does- building a community and developing governance in relation to local food systems - how to form effective strategies to work with a local authorityAll are welcome to this informal event as no prior knowledge of the topics is necessary. Attendees can have their lunch during the session.
Who’s it for?
- Food and farming charities
- Food growers/producers
- Community development bodies
- Faith networks
- Food logistic/food distribution organisations