• Beyond the Food Bank

    Our 2016 campaign seeks to help cities tackle the roots of food poverty

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    Check out the applications of the 2016 SFC Award winners

  • Webinars

    Measuring the impact of urban food growing 5th May 2-3pm

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Brighton and Hove Food Partnership’s approach to tackling food poverty

This case study looks at how the partnership developed a city-wide food poverty action plan, from the initial reflections on poverty in the city to the ways of measuring the success of the plan.

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Increase the uptake of Healthy Start Vouchers

Healthy Start food vouchers represent such a potentially valuable support for healthy diets, it's unfortunate that ¼ of eligible women and children miss out on the benefit. Local authorities and local food partnerships can improve the uptake of Healthy Start vouchers in various ways.

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NFU publishes 34 recommendations for retailers to stimulate consumption of fruit & veg - 22/04/2016
Yesterday, the National Farmer's Union (NFU) published a new report calling on Government, retailer...

Food Cardiff scoops up Public Health Award - 18/04/2016
Food Cardiff and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Public Health Dietetics have been awarded...

Upcoming events

Going For Gold? Bristol's Good Food Conference 2016 - 05/05/2016
Join Bristol to celebrate their recent Silver Sustainable Food City Award and to explore how they c...

Webinar 'How much food can we grow? Measuring impact of urban food growing with the ‘Harvest-ometer’' - 05/05/2016
Community food growing is a recognised and popular way to help people get healthier, build communit...

Technological Frontiers in Food Security and Sustainability - 07/05/2016
An exciting day of talks on the technological frontiers facing our food system. The keynote will be...

Bon appétit? A pop-up citizens' jury on the future of food - in or out of Europe? - 12/05/2016
The event is a citizens’ jury, a process being convened by the UK Food Research Collaboration, at C...

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Soil Association
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Food Matters
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