Apr 09, 2013
Incredible Edible, in association with the Royal Society for Encouragement of the Arts, Commerce & Manufacture (RSA), has continued its ambitious expansion across Yorkshire and Humber. Having launched the Leeds group in mid-March at the start of Leeds Empties week, it was York's turn on 27th March: RSA Chair and Incredible Edible Co-Founder Pam Warhurst spoke to a packed audience at the City's Bar Lane Studios to explain her ambition to catalyse regeneration around local food, combining the "3 plates" of community, enterprise and learning. Incredible York Co-ordinator, Imelda Havers of Bluefish Regeneration, then explained how it could work in York, inviting ideas on a Twitter wall throughout the evening.
This is more than just growing food - it is about a different way of doing things, involving local people in determining their own lives. It is a bit of an experiment, but Incredible York is off to a flying start and is confident that making big change through small actions can become a reality.