Local Foodie things to do for Sustainable StAlbans Week

See Becky Alexander’s informative Local Foodie blog selecting some of the best foodie events during the Week.

*ONE WEEK ONLY* 21 – 29 April

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Pick up a programme #SustWeek18

You can pick up a programme at St Albans market stall on Sat 14th April – or get yours at St Albans Tourist Office or Harpenden Town Council.

Dont forget to get your programme so you can plan and book your events. There are 100+ things to do, something for everyone, all ages, all interests – all about environmental sustainability in St Albans, Harpenden and the villages!

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Team @StatusRow – 3 ordinary women rowing 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean this December to challenge our everyday use of plastic

Meet some of these amazing women on Sunday 22nd April at The Odyssey screeening of A Plastic Ocean

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Racing in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, team Status Row will row non-stop for over 50 days, in an attempt to become the fastest and second ever female trio to row across the Atlantic. At the mercy of the elements, the team will face a constant battle of sleep deprivation, salt sores and the physical extremes of rowing for 24 hours a day – 2 hours on, 2 hours off.

It is estimated that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. The team are raising much-needed awareness of the plastic pollution epidemic, and funds for the Marine Conservation Society.

The Marine Conservation Society’s ‘Clean Seas’ programme aims to track the health of our seas, identify, sources of pollution and develop innovative solutions for cleaning it up.

rowingWith each stroke of the oar they hope to inspire one less bottle dropped, and one less piece of…

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Gold Sponsor Spotlight: @Lussmanns Fish & Grill

Local businesses like Lussmanns Restaurants have been brilliant in sponsoring and supporting Sustainable St Albans Week – read more about it here…

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Sustainable St Albans Week 2018 couldn’t operate without the support of so many local organisations.  We thought we’d take this opportunity to focus on each of our sponsors, in the run up to the week.

Lussmanns St Albans is situated on Waxhouse Gate overlooking the Vintry Gardens and they were delighted to get involved as Gold Sponsors.

“Once again, I am proud to support Sustainable St Albans Week, which goes from strength to strength every year. At Lussmanns we strive to deliver consistently great food, service and value, while making sustainable dining accessible to everyone.  I hope that our participation helps to demonstrate that it’s possible to be ethical and profitable, and that there are many like-minded businesses working to achieve this goal.”  Andrei Lussmann

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The restaurant was born from Andrei Lussmann’s vision of a locals-driven restaurant that consistently delivers great food, service and value, while…

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Media Appearances for Sustainable St Albans Week 2018

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With our 2018 week fast approaching, Sustainable St Albans Week organisers will be making the following appearances:

Radio Verulam (92.6FM in Herts or online at www.radioverulam.com)

  • Sunday 15th April (2pm) –Verulam Voices with Elspeth Jackman
  • Tuesday 17th April (9am – 12pm precise time TBC) – Verulam In The Morning with Richard Edwards
  • Friday 20th April (1pm) – Out & About with Diana Garratt
  • Sunday 22nd April (12pm – 2pm precise time TBC) – The Radio Verulam Sunday Lunch with Jonny Seabrook
  • Monday 23rd – Friday 27th April (5.30pm) – West Herts Drivetime with Danny Smith

If you miss any of the above appearances, you can catch them for seven days after broadcast at www.radioverulam.com/listenagain

Also, look out for articles in Hertfordshire Life and in the Herts Advertiser (our official media partner).

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Sustainable Money by Catherine Ross

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How green is your finance, and does it matter?

Where we save and invest our money has an enormous environmental impact, that most of us don’t even stop to consider.

With most of the choices we make, the impact on the environment is pretty direct … whether we drive or walk, for example, or whether we recycle.  With our money, it’s trickier, but just as important. Do you know what companies your pension fund invests in, and does it matter? Is the degree of climate risk that your money is exposed to at a level you are comfortable with?  How can big companies be encouraged to act environmentally?  How transparent are companies about their environmental standards in the first place?  And if we did want to move our money, what choices are there?

On Tuesday 24th April, we will get insights into important questions like these at Sustainable Money: Climate Risk…

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