The origins of Hull Food Partnership

Food4Hull (2013 – 2018) More than 40 people came along to the initial meeting of Food4Hull (the forerunner of Hull Food Partnership), organised by Diana Sandy, Lee-Ann Williams and Hilary Hamer, which took place on Tuesday  22 January 2013. Three excellent speakers gave talks relating to the local food agenda, there was a buffet with

Kindling Trust

On the 16th July 2013 Food4Hull organised a free, public event: Inspiring Food Stories from Manchester and action we can take in Hull Helen Woodcock & Chris Walsh from The Kindling Trust came over from Manchester and gave an inspiring talk about some of the things they’d achieved in Manchester.  Here’s a (brief) summary for

Waste Food

Hilary Hamer lives in the East Riding, is married and has two grown up sons. She has been involved in producing, cooking and enjoying food since childhood with an enduring interest in how food is produced and where it comes from.  Initially trained as a food scientist with experience gained in the dairy, cake and

Milena on Getting your Kids to Eat Healthier

Getting your kids to eat healthier By Milena Minichiello, functional nutritionist   “Eating habits are a learned behaviour!” We seem to have lost the ability to eat intuitively as the food industry has become more driven towards consumerism. We are disconnected from our true food sources and operate on a ‘fast food is good food

Springtime in the Garden – WEA Course

Do you feel like trying a gardening course in 2020? The WEA in Hull are running a 10-week course. People on certain benefits might be entitled to a free course. Sow early seeds of your choice, and look at the possibilities of growing fruit trees and bushes and research how to plant them. Understand the

Happy New Year 2020

A Happy New Year 2020 from the Hull Food Partnership After a festive period when many of us might have overindulged, January is the perfect time to start new eating habits. This month, in the spirit of healthy eating, the Hull Veg City theme is nutrition and we’ll be featuring a veg-based blog in 5

Flavours Cafe

Upon visiting a selection of Hull’s local independent cafe’s which serve home made soup, we also asked them a few questions about their lovely businesses, how they ended up running their own cafe’s, and what kind of produce they tend to opt for in their menus. Flavours Cafe Q: What inspired you to open your