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30 UK cities call for government action on food poverty

Representing more than 18 million citizens, these cities have signed a declaration calling on Government to address the policy failures that have led to surging numbers of Britons going hungry.

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Budget pushes responsibility for food poverty increasingly towards cities - act today

Find out what solutions are available locally to tackle food poverty and how you can amplify the call to national government to ensure that all citizens have access to good food as a matter of course, not as a result of charity.

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FARMA's New Technical Guidance Document for the EU Rural Development Programme Grant Funding - 31/07/2015
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'No Dig Gardening' Part 5 of Living with the Land short film series - 30/07/2015
Growing organic vegetables commercially for over 30 years, Charles Dowding has developed a no-dig m...

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Carrot City Urban Gardening Exhibition – Manchester Cathedral - 31/07/2015
Fruit and veg can be grown anywhere – as this globe trotting exhibition proves Showcasing some of t...

Get ready for Sourdough September - 01/09/2015
Sourdough September is when the Real Bread Campaign goes on a mission to help everyone discover tha...

International Permaculture Conference: designing the world we want - 08/09/2015
The International Permaculture Conference will bring together some of the most inspiring and experi...

Pop-up organic food & drinks market at Glasgow Botanics - 12/09/2015
A one day pop-up market to showcase Scotland's organic farmers and growers and their wonderful prod...

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