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Call for cities to participate in EU local food systems network

Zaragoza City Council is launching a European partnership of cities to facilitate learning exchange and peer-to-peer support between cities involved in developing sustainable production systems, regionalised markets and local food consumption. They are also looking to invite members of the SFC Network to share their experiences at the project's launch event in December.

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Taking your family for a ride – the truth behind food served at popular family attractions - 24/10/2016
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Food Durham is recruiting a Food Hub Manager - 21/10/2016
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New report drills into causes and exposes breadth of food poverty in Brighton and Hove - 21/10/2016
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Wells Food Network - welcome to Sustainable Food Cities! - 17/10/2016
This month the Sustainable Food Cities Network is pleased to be joined by Wells Food Network (WFN)....

BIG Launches New £40 Million Youth Investment Fund - 14/10/2016
The Big Lottery Fund has announced the launch of its new £40 million Youth Investment Fund. The fun...

Upcoming events

Food Thinkers with Tim Lang: “First it’s exit the Corn Laws (1846). Then it’s Brexit (2016). Now what?” - 26/10/2016
Almost certainly the 2016 Referendum vote to leave the EU heralds one of the most important periods...

Big Rural Conference - 03/11/2016
The Big Rural Conference is a FREE event run by the Big Lottery Fund to bring together rural practi...

National Meals on Wheels Week - 07/11/2016
The NACC National Meals on Wheels week is a fundamental initiative created to raise the profile and...

The case for measuring UK household food-insecurity - 08/11/2016
The Food Foundation in partnership with the Food Research Collaboration, Sustain, and the Sociology...

Priorities for Healthy Food Policy: Launch of Expert Consensus - 14/11/2016
This event will launch the results of a national Expert Consultation involving 73 experts from 41 o...

Next steps for tackling obesity: prevention, sugar consumption and policy priorities - 16/11/2016
Taking place following the publication of revised Scottish Dietary Goals - which match SACN’s advic...

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Food Matters
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