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August 2017

ICE Sustainable Food Festival

August 26 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, High Street, Madingley
Cambridge, CB23 8AQ United Kingdom
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Celebrating the best in local artisan food and produce, from butchers and bakers to local gin makers. This pop-up farmers' market allows you experience taste sensations and then purchase to enjoy at home. With talks and demonstrations throughout the day, why not begin with a bacon roll on arrival and stay on for the BBQ lunch? Stalls open and breakfast is served from 8.00am-11.00am, with BBQ lunch from 12.00-2.00pm. Head home, enthused and replete by 2.30pm. Look out for our…

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September 2017

Agriculture and Health Discussion

September 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Old Divinity School, St John’s College, St John's Street
Cambridge, CB2 1TP United Kingdom
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The growing food movement and climate change concerns have brought a more critical eye to our agricultural practices. Is agriculture contributing to or detracting from the health of people and the planet? This series of discussions will feature two presentations of agriculture and health-related case studies and a panel discussion to explore the work of University of Cambridge alumnus Sir Albert Howard, who is famously quoted for saying, “The health of soil, plant, animal and man is one and indivisible.”…

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Empty Common Community Garden

September 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Empty Common Community Garden,

This new garden aims to be ecologically sound and is run on organic principles. It allows gardening experiences for all ages and abilities and is a space where people can also relax, play and socialise. All are welcome to come along and get involved! There are several types of garden beds and techniques being used. It is hoped that as we all learn together we will be able to help each other and new members wishing to learn. There is…

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Thirsty (and Hungry) Farmers’ Market

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Technology, Cheddar's Lane
Cambridge, CB5 8LD United Kingdom
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Operating under the banner of THIRSTY (& HUNGRY), the farmers’ markets will bring together food and drink producers from across Cambridge and East Anglia, as well as selected traders from the capital. Thirsty will also offer a selection of their own range of wines, beers and spirits to take away. Find out more here.

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Food Security Public Lecture – Live Streamed

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The second event in the environment public lecture series will take place on Wednesday 13 September at the Royal Society, London and focus on food security. Keynote lectures from Professor Guy Poppy, Professor Sir Charles Godfray CBE FRS and Professor Christine Williams OBE will precede a panel discussion. This event will be streamed live on the day. For more information and to register for the live stream click here.   Food security is one of the greatest challenges facing mankind…

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CropShare – Be an organic farmer for a day

September 16
Willow Farm, Lode, Cambridge, CB25 9HF,

Join Transition's community farming project, CropShare, to experience life as a real organic farmer for a day. We will be having fun helping out on the farm on Saturdays from 9.30am to 12.30pm, and 2pm to 4.30, sharing a lunch and a chat in between. You can join us for the morning or afternoon session, or both. Click here to check which Saturdays we will be on the farm. See our blog to get a flavour of what workdays are…

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Cambridge Food, Garden and Produce Show

September 16 @ 10:00 am - September 17 @ 5:00 pm
Parker’s Piece, Cambridge, + Google Map

  Ever fancied entering your beautiful home-grown fruit or veg in a Produce Show – well now’s your chance - The Cambridge Food Garden and Produce Show is a popular annual event where you can sample and browse amongst the terrific range of arts, crafts, food, drink, homewares and lifestyle stalls both in their large marquees as well as outside trade stands. There is also the opportunity to enter competitions and take part in  classes for baking, Jams and pickles…

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Green Drinks Launch Night

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Punter Pub, No. 3 Pound Hill
Cambridge, CB3 0AE United Kingdom
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Green Drinks Cambridge is a monthly informal group gathering for those who want to discuss green or environmental issues locally over drinks! It will take place on the third Tuesday of each month from 6-8pm. The launch night will be held at: The Punter Pub (No. 3 Pound Hill, Cambridge, CB3 0AE). For further details or to join the mailing list please contact us at greendrinkscambridge@gmail.com or on Twitter @greendrinkscamb.

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Milton Country Park Autumn Festival

September 24 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Milton Country Park, Milton
Cambridge, CB24 6AZ
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Milton Country Park’s Autumn Festival is the park's biggest fundraiser and a popular event which has become a highlight of the year. Proudly committed to supporting local independent foodies, crafters and creatives, the Autumn Festival is not your average family fun day.  With wild outdoor play, traditional craft, magical adventures and a hint of days gone by, this is a fashionably-old-fashioned event.  Children can be found playing in piles of hay and climbing on tractors, dressing up and enjoying wood…

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Community Fridge Launch! – CSF AGM and Surplus Community Meal at The Edge Café

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Edge Cafe, 351 Mill Road
Cambridge, CB1 3DF United Kingdom
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We are very excited to launch Cambridge's first community fridge at The Edge Café on Mill Road, as part of our Waste Less Save More campaign with Sainsbury's. Everyone is welcome to come along to the AGM or the launch, where there will be a surplus food community meal to celebrate. Please let us know of your attendance by emailing sam@cambridgesustainablefood.org if you wish to join in the community meal. Any unwanted food items will be encouraged to be shared…

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