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A People's Food Policy

Ground-breaking Food Manifesto

A coalition of grassroots food and farming organisations have launched ‘A People’s Food Policy’ - a comprehensive proposal for a more just and sustainable food system in England. It includes Policy 1.2.1 which calls for the establishment of statutory Food Partnerships in each regional, metropolitan and local authority in England built on broad civil society and cross-sector participation.

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Letter to G.Eustice asking for recognition of work of local food partnerships

20 local food partnerships of the Sustainable Food Cities Network addressed a letter to George Eustice, Minister of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food on 21st June 2017 asking for their work to be recognised in Government policy making.

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Beyond the CAP: policies to support better UK meat and dairy production post-Brexit - 16/08/2017
Eating Better is calling on the Government for Brexit and new trade deals to mean high-standard Bri...

Food Citizenship: How thinking of ourselves differently can change the future of our food system - 11/08/2017
The report launched by the New Citizenship Project in collaboration with the Food Ethics Council ex...

Useful toolkit to encourage more veg in food retail - 10/08/2017
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Funding for Projects that Address Disadvantage and Support Less Popular Causes - 07/08/2017
The next closing date for applications to the Hilden Charitable Fund is the 15th September 2017. Wi...

Funding for Environmental Projects (England, Scotland & Wales) - 03/08/2017
Schools and local community groups can apply for funding of up to £2,000 through the Greggs Foundat...

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Food Citizenship: Big Conversation Hack - 15/09/2017
How can organisations come together to start a big public conversation about the future of food? Fo...

Food Citizenship: Influencing Agenda Hack - 26/09/2017
How can NGOs come together to move the Food Citizenship agenda forward? Following the successful Fu...

The Veg Summit - Making a Pledge for More Veg - 24/10/2017
The Vegetable Summit London is a pledging event, which forms part of the Peas Please intiative led ...

Food Matters Live Conference - 21/11/2017
The Food Matters Live Conference brings together 50 influential speakers - including new food innov...

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