Local Produce & Community

Cittaslow Mold’s ‘Local Produce & Community’ sub group is interested in Cittaslow membership criteria ‘D’ on the encouragement of local produce and production, criteria ‘E’ on hospitality and community and criteria ‘F’ on Cittaslow awareness creation. Projects include:

  • Implementing the recommendations of the 2010 study into how to increase and secure Local Produce in Mold and the surrounding area.
  • Carrying out an options appraisal and developing a business plan for a local food hub in Mold.
  • Maintaining and promoting a directory of local produce and producers in the area.
  • Encouraging diversity with more local produce in our shops and restaurants.
  • Holding a range of activites from Pancake Races to Festivals for the community to take part in and enjoy.
  • A monthly Cittaslow market stall on Mold market to promote Cittaslow awareness.

Rotary gives Parkfields Community Centre a helping hand

For a second year the Rotary Club of Mold has chosen Parkfields Community Centre, Mold to be one of the beneficiaries from their Christmas collection for local organisations. Leslie Butt presented volunteers from Parkfields with a very welcome cheque for …

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Grow your own

Flintshare CSA preparing for the 2015 season FlintShare is a volunteer run social enterprise which produces organically grown food with and for its members. Growing on three community garden sites in Hawarden, Cilcain and Northop, and harvesting whenever it suits …

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Going Fairtrade bananas in Mold

Mold has been celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight to highlight how our own shopping choices can affect the lives of others across the developing world. Coffee and tea drinkers have been asked to make the connection between brewing a cup of tea …

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School lunches of local produce

Flintshire Food Month Starting at the August bank holiday weekend and ending with Mold Food and Drink Festival in September, the very first Flintshire Food Month highlighted what great produce and producers there are here in the County. It enabled …

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