Bolton Primary Care Trust caterer honoured at Soil Association Organic Food Awards

04 September 2006 by
Bolton Primary Care Trust caterer honoured at Soil Association Organic Food Awards

The Soil Association Organic Food Awards 2006 has named a member of Bolton Primary Care Trust joint winner of its Local Food Initiative.

Alan Brown was recognised for his efforts in helping colleagues to develop a home-grown food initiative in the local community. Together they helped locals find land for crops, organised training and assisted funding applications.

Brown ad his colleagues also organised cooking classes, a resource centre, and won funding for 10 schools to set up their own kitchen gardens for children.

Other categories in the awards, which were announced on 1 September, included Organic Producer of the Year and Box Scheme of the Year.

WinnersSoil Association Organic Trophy: Will and Hilary Chester-Master (Gold award)
â- Highland Spring Natural Mineral Water Local Food Initiative of the Year: Alan Brown, Bolton Primary Care Trust (Gold award); Roy Heath, Cornwall Food Programme (Gold award).
â- Organic Producer of the Year: Tim Budden, High Hacknell Farm (Gold award)
â- Box Scheme of the Year: Amanda Goddard, Spring Grove Market Garden, Milverton (Gold award)

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