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Sustainable Food Cities Conference 2019

Reaching Out: Strengthening our Local, National and Global Connections

Such was the theme of the 6th Sustainable Food Cities Conference hosted by Newcastle on the 12th and 13th June. Never has the annual conference welcomed so many delegates, with more than 180 coming from 63 places across the UK. A fantastic gathering of old and new friends and a reenergising of determined activists.


SFC welcomes National Food Strategy announcement

Terms of Reference for a National Food Strategy were published on 27th June, setting out the ambition for a better food system in England. The Sustainable Food Cities Network welcomes this announcement and is keen to take part and engage its members in this process which has been one of its long-standing requests.


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Latest news

Sustainable Food Cities welcomes call for community food plans and development of National Food Strategy - 18/07/2019
Sustainable Food Cities has welcomed the final report of the RSA Food, Farming and Countryside Comm...

Is self-sufficiency the ideal goal for urban food policy? - 15/07/2019
Urban Food Futures’ blog discusses the validity of self-sufficiency as a metric of food sustainabil...

Scotland announces £1million fund for school food education - 12/07/2019
A food education programme designed to teach children and young people about Scotland’s food indust...

Food Research Collaboration Briefing: Brexit and Grow It Yourself - 11/07/2019
In the latest Food Research Collaboration Briefing, biologist and bee expert Professor Dave Goulson...

Using ‘Food Ladders’ to create household and community resilience - 10/07/2019
A new report by Dr. Megan Blake highlights a novel, evidence-based approach for creating household ...

Upcoming events

Paramaethu Cymru LWA Summer Gathering 2019 - 26/07/2019
'Feeding ourselves in Wales’ ‘Bwydo’n hunain yng Nghymru’ Wales Permaculture and Landworkers Allian...

London Food Link: Get Connected 2019 - 29/07/2019
On Monday 29 July, London Food Link in partnership with Foodchain are bringing together the capital...

National Permaculture Convergence 2019 - 06/09/2019
The National Permaculture Convergence 2019 will bring together people from all areas of Britain in ...

End Hunger UK Week of Action - 11/10/2019
Calling all those on the frontline of food poverty. Join the End Hunger UK Week of Action 2019. End...

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Leon Ballin
Sustainable Food Cities
lballin@soilassociation.org

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Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Sustainable Food Cities is funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation www.esmeefairbairn.org.uk 

 
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