Platform's first live event featured inspiring talks and discussion from speakers from the city, academia and all over the world as they exlored the challenge and opportunity of sustainability.
Mark Stein on Steady State Manchester’s workshop examining who to influence and what needs to be done to deliver good food and a sustainable future for Greater Manchester.
The Alternative? Catherine Barlow and Beth Perry explore the ‘roots’ of the growing movement for urban orchard projects
On October 16, 2014, there will be a half day of inspiring talks and discussion from speakers from the city, academia and all over the world exploring the challenge and opportunity of sustainability.
Situated in Old Trafford, Orchard 49 is a community space that grows a variety of fruit. Clare Wiley pays a visit as it gears up for Apple Day on 4 October.
The Alternative? Beth Perry profiles the environmental sustainability activities of Manchester International Festival within the emerging cultural ecology of the city.
An update from the Sustainable Consumption and Production sub-group of Manchester: A Certain Future, focused on two food-related projects that are making good progress.
The Alternative? Elisa Burrai profiles the Incredible Edible Beer Garden at the Eagle and Child pub in Ramsbottom
The Alternative? Mike Hodson profiles not 'just another’ community garden.
Rebecca Nicholl reports on an innovation from EMERGE and their Fareshare franchise: a range of 'Perfectly Good' preserves that cut food waste and offer a delicious addition to any table.