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Thames Barge Growler and Slow Food Anglia

Slow Food Anglia are always willing to support and promote local projects in East Anglia and we are very pleased to be involved with the Slow Cargo project and Thames barge restoration project in north west Norfolk.
Ash Faire - Ring is restoring "Growler" a Thames barge which he originally found in Suffolk and had transported to Burnham Overy in north west Norfolk near to where he lives.
The Slow Cargo movement is growing rapidly and cargoes are now moved between countries by using only sail and the power of the wind, sailing ships involved currently carry cargo across the Atlantic, between northern European countries and in the Mediterranean.
This is a sustainable way of  transporting food and other goods and very much fits in with the ethos behind Slow Food so we were happy to help in promoting the restoration work on the barge by organising an event for Ash.
Once Growler has been restored Ash plans to move small amounts of cargo around the Norfolk coast, to ports such as K…

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