Chorlton Eats…. More Fruit and Veg!

Chorlton Eats... more Fruit and Veg!

Sustainable Living Event

Sustainable Living Event We’re looking forward to this event at the Edge in May. It’s another in the series of Climate Action events, supported by Manchester City Council’s Neighbourhoods Team. This time, they’ll be joined by the BRILLIANT Stitched Up Co-op.   Fast fashion – in fact fashion in general – is one of the […]

Planet Didsbury

Planet Didsbury After working on the Planet Chorlton booklet, we were thrilled that our near-neighbours in Didsbury wanted a version of their own. We were delighted to work with Simon and the team at People Place Planet Didsbury to create a Didsbury version. And if it looks a bit nicer than the Chorlton edition, that’s […]

Air fryer cauliflower!

Air fryer cauliflower We’ve been watching Jamie Oliver’s £1 Wonders (currently showing on Channel 4 and All 4.)   You have to give this guy some credit: from school dinners to lockdown dinners, one-pans to one-pound wonders, he’s worked to address national issues and priorities  with warmth and imagination. Food poverty (both educational and financial), […]

A Fruitless Trip to Tomato Land

A Fruitless Trip to Tomato Land This was Morrison’s in Chorlton on March 1st 2023. Not a tomato, pepper or cucumber to be seen. But why? We’ve heard the stories about bad weather, transport and energy costs and post-Brexit red tape. All are to blame: our global  supply chains work on just-in-time models, so shortages […]

Planet Chorlton

Planet Chorlton Chorlton is a place where people connect and pull together. We help our neighbours, we take pride in our community and we love where we live. We can build on those strengths to help combat climate change – the most important issue facing us all.   Local residents, councillors and businesses recently worked […]

A Resolution we CAN keep

A Resolution we CAN keep! Did you make a load of resolutions for 2023?  You’re certainly not alone, but apparently, most of us will fail before the end of January. But why? The answer is usually pretty simple – we try to change too much, all at once.  Magazines are full of tiresome and cliched […]

Changing Habits

Changing Habits We hope this website will have given you enough information and encouraged you to reduce, or even cut out, meat and dairy in your diet. You don’t need to go vegan overnight – that could be tricky – but as the saying goes, great oaks grow from little acorns.  Go at a pace […]