A Deliciously Resourceful Town Aims For Total Food Self-Sufficiency in 7 Years

December 16, 2011 at 2:03 am Leave a comment

 An amazing plan: to make Todmorden the first town in the country that is self-sufficient in food.

‘And we want to do it by 2018,’ says Mary Clear, 56, a grandmother of ten and co-founder of Incredible Edible, as the scheme is called.

Everyone plants vegetables everywhere in town – like on the police station grounds and by the train station. Surplus vegetables grown at the high school go on sale, with all proceeds going directly back to the school.

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