Community Spirit shines through at Good Food Cardiff Autumn Festival

Thousands of people across Cardiff have attended workshops, community feasts, and good food gatherings over the last four weeks, as part of the third annual Good Food Cardiff Autumn Festival.

As part of the festival, grants were given to 20 different schools and community groups around the city, to cover the cost of running an event. In a show of real community spirit in the midst of the cost-of-living crisis, many of the successfully-funded events were aimed at bringing people together to build resilience, and improve access to healthy and sustainable food for the whole community.

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A Guide to Cardiff’s Best Farmers’ Markets

During the pandemic, Farmers’ Markets became something of a life line – remaining open to the public due to their status as an essential businesses, and offering a safe, outdoorsy way to shop. 

But these markets are also an excellent way to get closer to the people who grow and produce our food. They have the potential to offer the freshest, tastiest produce (some farmers even pick for the market on the very same day), and can help us to eat more seasonally by offering up the best of what’s in season now.

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Raise a Toast: Five Delicious Drinks for Sustainable Sipping

From cutting food waste, to championing re-use and refill, and going carbon neutral – this little list champions a few of my favourite booze brands making delicious drinks, and doing their bit for the planet at the same time.

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Veganuary vs Regenuary: In support of neither – and both

It feels like hardly anyone kicks off the new year by giving up the booze these days; instead, countless social media posts and column inches are dedicated to the clash of two climate-focussed food campaigns, Regenuary versus Veganuary.

As the month draws to a close, I wanted to write a few words on a debate which seems to be splitting its audiences right down the middle.

But in the rush to ‘pick a side’ – are we risking missing the point?

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