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.

Delicious fruit and veg

The FlintShare vegetable and fruit gardens at Cilcain, Northop and Hawarden are all shooting up. The Northop polytunnels have fed us royally through the usually lean months with delicious new potatoes, stupendous salads and the most productive chard ever. While …

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Community Garden thrives

The Pathway Class from Maes Garmon come into the Community Garden at Park Avenue in Mold on a Tuesday with their youth worker Dafydd Beattie. Garden volunteers Sue Matthews and Sam Jones help the students who work on their own …

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Food in the forest

Plas Derw Trust has received funding from Awards for All Wales to run a food growing project. Food in the Forest sessions will take place at Cae Rhug Farm, Gwernaffield every other Sunday from April until October then monthly over …

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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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