Food Co-ops Sourcing Locally

Monday, 6 February 2012
Food Co-ops Project
Sproughton Tithe Barn
Lower St
Sproughton, nr Ipswich  Suffolk  IP8 3AA
United Kingdom

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


Linking up food co-ops, buying groups, allotment plotholders, community gardens, urban scrumpers, & small producers

February 6th 10:00 - 4:00 at Sproughton Tithe Barn near Ipswich, Suffolk

Presentations & Workshops from:

Urban Harvest London & Leeds -

Harvesting & distributing fruit that would otherwise be left to rot

Maria Iacovou of Wivenhoe buying group -

Troubleshooting & diversifying session for wholefood buying groups

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

Meet the Local Foods Suffolk team

Rebecca Tully - of Organiclea Workers Co-op's Cropshare stall selling allotmentholders’ surplus in Walthamstow

Barbara Vidion of 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: 07971 863 586

More information and a toolkit showing how to get started is available at

Contact person: 
Gemma Sayers

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