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The Food Co-ops & Buying Groups project presents it’s 2nd East Anglian conference:

GROWING, SELLING, BUYING: I N Y O U R LO C A L C O M M U N I T Y Linking up food co-ops, buying groups, allotment plotholders, community gardens, urban scrumpers, & small producers February 6th 10:00 - 4:00 Sproughton Tithe Barn near Ipswich, Suffolk

Abundance Harvesting & distributing fruit that would otherwise be left to rot Maria Lacou of Wivenhoe Troubleshooting & diversifying session for wholefood buying groups

Eloise Dey - London’s Capital Growth project supporting community gardens to sell surplus

Rebecca Tully Cropshare stall selling allotmentholders’ surplus in Walthamstow

Meet the Local Foods Suffolk team

Metfield Chicken Co-op & Suffolk’s Pig Clubs

+ Networking with local groups and Action Planning to help set up or improve your community food project + Delicious lunch of local seasonal produce This is a FREE event but booking is essential Contact: or 07971 863 586 More information and a toolkit showing how to get started is available at

Sourcing Local Event  

Gemma Sayer's theme this year is how we can link up the supply chain between our community-scale producers and our community-owned buying gr...