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IET Press & Media Links

Listed below are some of the many links to other websites which have been highlighting or commenting on the work of Incredible Edible Todmorden.

You can also view an archive of home grown meda clips made by IETers, Here

from Todmorden News

Todmorden High is the school is the first in Calderdale to be selected by the new lottery-funded Food for Life Partnership to become one of 180 flagship schools and communities across England that will be recognised as national leaders on food quality and food education, the news says.
This was the great news Patrick talked about at the conference on Saturday.

To read the ‘hot off the presses’ article go to the Todmorden News website.

Article in Rhubarb Magazine Edible Todmorden leads the way…..

in the ‘grow your own’ revolution, it continues. What a super article, they have generously give us a two page centre spread.

When the first page is an article by Professor Tim Lang who initially inspired Pam, who then told Mary, and with a name from Emily, which gave us Incredible Edible Todmorden. How can we not feel more than a little delighted.

and this is the fab mag that the article appears in.

Thanks very much guys we love Rhubarb.

Incredibles made the News at Ten

news at ten

Last updated 26/07/2009

Video of Incredible Edible Tod on Calendar News

Vidio from the SDC awards

Groups can now use council-owned land

The Halifax courier reports on the first licence to be given by Calderdale MBC to Incredible Edible Todmorden, Presented to Nick Green on behalf of the council by Councillor Ian Cooper, cabinet member for community services.
We think Calderdale MBC has taken a lead here for other councils to follow. It is good to have a council that can see the community good in a project and then find ways to help move the project forward, as CMBC has by issuing these licences.

for full story in the courier visit

Malcolm Seville’s memory will live on.

Marianne Sutcliffe won the cup for a bowl of strawberries, tomatoes, apples and even a lemon, shown at IET harvest festival.
The award was presented at Todmorden Agricultural show by Emmerdale actress Jane Cox, who plays Lisa Dingle.

read the full story here

Two bites of the cherry

The article tells how HRH Prince Charles had the opportunity to talk to the incredibles twice when they were chosen as one of the SDC’s champions of the twenty first century.

To read the full article visit the Todmorden News website

Calderdale Council will present the first Community Growing Licence to Incredible Edible Todmorden

Nick will be given the first community growing licence by Councillor Ian Cooper at Ferney Lee Old Folks on Monday July 13th.
It is just great the way the council has come on board with Incredible Edible and found ways to help and work together with us to spread this wider to the whole valley.
Some councils just don’t get it yet, but ours does big time and it is brilliant.

To read the full article on the council website follow the link

We’re a winner – twice over!

It was an incredible double success for Todmorden’s ground-breaking self-sufficiency group this week say Todmorden News

To read full article click the link below—

Incredible…it’s a national breakthrough as Tod representatives meet Prince Charles

Todmored News who were in at the birth so to speak, and have been generously reporting the progress of IET from the very beginning tell the next chapter in our exiting journey.

INCREDIBLE Edible Todmorden has made a breakthrough onto the national stage as the local foodies meet Prince Charles, says Todmorden News today
see full article

The Yorkshire Post article on the SDC breakthrough event.

The first out of town newspaper to publish the Incredible Edible story The Yorkshire Post cover the Incredibles in London for the SDC 21st Century Champions event.
To read the full story in The Yorkshire Post follow the link

Incredibles are down in London, showing just what can be achieved when communities grow together.

One of just 19 projects chosen by the Sustainable Development Commission as breakthroughs for the 21st Century.
for more see the Courier article

Todmorden News cover the healthy prospects of Incredible Edible.

The project grows stronger every day, as this article shows.
Now we will be able share even more with Tod’s growing community IET will be moving into their new headquarters thanks to the generosity of health centre owners.
Read the full story in the Todmorden News

PS.Todmorden news is a little behind, there are now 41 fruit trees planted at the Health centre including 14 big ones. We have also made a start on the herb garden up near the canal. Nick

Ramsden Farm opens it’s gates

While we were busy at Longfield with the IET and Pennine housing roadshow, last Sunday, another exciting first was happening just up the road at Walsden.

Ramsden Farm, opened its gates to the public to celebrate Open Farm Sunday, raising awareness of where the food we all eat comes from.
The full story is published in the Todmorden News
First farm open day goes well


The government’s advisor on architecture, urban design and public space, have done a three part case study of Incredible Edible Todmorden covering all aspects of what we are about.
This is a very uplifting article and after reading all three pages I feel like we really are achieving something, and that is all down to the folk who are so kind and willing and get involved.
So take a look at what CABE say about IET, and be sure to click the ‘description’, and the ‘evaluation’ links on there as well.

IET looked at from the tropics

Paraguay already grow and eat local so their food
doesn’t create massive air miles or carbon footprint
So will understand why we want to do the same

See more here

With summer judging just around the corner volunteers have been out in force.

Todmorden News tells the story of planting groups united to make Tod blooming wonderful. A shared passion for our town brings people together to plant barrier baskets and flower beds.
To see the full story follow the link to Todmorden News

Growing interest in produce revolution

“Local food for local people”

That will be the message of Transition Leek. Steve Hilton, visited Todmorden to see first hand how things were progressing here in Tod, now Transition Leek are forging ahead growing local and seasonal. Their first major project is already under way.

See full story in The Sentinel

Fancy a quick nible? Help yourself to canalside veg

The incredible Edible ethos really floats British Waterways Boat.

This quote from the Halifax Courier is very heartening.
“We also decided to introduce vegetables as its a great way to help children understand where food comes from, and follows in the footsteps of initiatives like Incredible Edible Todmorden. We have plans with British Waterways to extend this further along the canal corridor.”
Read the full article in The Halifax Courier

An appetite for the good life

New Start Magazine devotes four pages to Incredible Edible in
New Start is the toolkit for regeneration practitioners. It’s a creative and informative magazine and more.
Almost two thirds of New Satr readers are chief executives or directors: the magazines unique content is depended upon by people who are determined to make communities better.
To see a taster of what they are saying about Incredible follow the link

BBC Bradford and West Yorkshire, feature IET

Digging for the future in Todmorden!

That is what the BBC are telling the region we are doing in Tod. The feature tells of local food for local people, shows some of the fab planting and tells the IET story. Rhubarb to veg Orchards to fruit canes, all is covered in this article. To read the article in full go to

Ethos brings the Beeb to town

The BBC have been in Todmorden twice in a week filming the town and taking the Incredible Edible message further a field
One for a local BBC programme and one for a set of four documentary series
Read the full storey in the Todmorden News

Bioneer Community

Revolution from the heart of nature

The Incredible Edible word and the dream continues to reach out across the world. Another USA community website is featuring Incredible Edible Todmorden on the home page with the headline “Todmorden, UK – Edible Food Revolution is Happening”
The grow your own revolution is being joined around the glob

Creating sustainable communities Blog 29/03/09

Incredible Edible Todmorden’s egg map takes off in style

Todmorden News update on egg map launch.
EGG production is now on the map and anyone interested in keeping hens can learn from the experts through Incredible Edible Todmorden.

Read all about it in Todmorden News

Susuorganic features Incredible Edible…. “Although people are concerned about global warming, they sometimes feel helpless as individuals”………………..,

Incredible Edible have made the news in Canada

Sent to us by Chris Swift , thanks Chris.

The Telegraph on Tod. Red-ribbed chard decorates the kerbside of the busy A646 to Halifax and fruit trees are thriving…… 26/2/009

More than 100 lend their shovels and support to begin Todmorden’s orchard 19/02/009

ESD forum. Yorkshire and the Humber 18/02/009

Incredible Edible Pennine: sow the seeds of success without paying a penny. 17/02/009

In forums across the pond Todmorden is a hot topic

Every town should work more together like this… 17/02/009

Hanging Flower Baskets Banned to Save the Planet 10/02/009

Treehugger says“Too bad they can’t go a step further and put vegetables in the beds instead, as they are doing in Todmorden” A Small Yorkshire Town 10/02/009

The Nature In Us, Virginia USA, 8/2/009

Columbus community gardening 6/2/009 Communities in the USA are following our progress

Alternative Channel 3/2/009

The Times 24/01/09

Todmorden: The “deprived” West Yorkshire town showing recovery can be homegrown

Living Geography 24/01/009

An alternative field trip could be related to food security.

River Cottage spreads the Incredible Land Share message nationwide. Update 23/01/09

Stumble upon 14/01/09

Growing Systems – 7/1/2009

video from our blogs section

Treehugger – 2/1/2009

Incredible Edible Food Revolution is Happening—todmorden.php

Climate Change – 2/1/2009

Incredible Edible Food Revolution is Happening

Todmorden news – 1/1/2009

What you’ve seen is only the beginning

Yorkshire post -16/12/2008

Declaration of Independence

BBC Radio 4 – Woman’s Hour-17/7/08

Channel 4 – River Cottage-15/10/08


Positive News Magazine

Todmorden News

Halifax Courier

Huddersfield Examiner

Yorkshire Post—

Green Business Network

From The Living Room

Green Info Net

Mansfield Woodhouse Community Market

Big Issue covers Incredible Edible Tod 3/2/009 Road Fill 3/2/009 Published by kind permission of Big Issue Written by Daisy Greenwell Big Issue article

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