Commentary on local democracy and other matters in Brent by James Powney
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Monday, 12 March 2012
Food Growing in Brent
Following on from the adoption of our Green Charter, Brent Council is consulting on a new food growing and allotments strategy. Prior to the election, I think our thinking was more focused on meeting the demand for old fashioned allotments, but the new strategy has morphed to include less traditional forms of food growing. As such, there are now kinds of ways in which the strategy could influence regeneration, community cohesion and the promotion of public health.