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    Measuring the impact of urban food growing with the Harvest-ometer

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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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NUS round of applications to support set up of farmers’ markets on campus - 27/05/2016
Students can still apply for support to set up a farmers’ market on campus. The Our Bright Future i...

Catering for sustainability: making the case for sustainable diets in foodservice - 25/05/2016
The Food Ethics Council has undertaken research to explore the business case for adopting and promo...

Consultation on food and soft drink advertising to children - 23/05/2016
For 10 weeks, the Committee on Advertising Practice is consulting on proposals for further restrict...

Plates, pyramids and planet – Developments in national healthy and sustainable dietary guidelines: a state of play assessment - 20/05/2016
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) at the Uni...

The King's Fund publishes report on the benefits of gardens and gardening on health - 20/05/2016
The King's Fund makes the case for the further integration of gardens and health into mainstream he...

Upcoming events

Food Thinkers: Breaking down the personal and professional: an exploration of British food activism through oral history - 01/06/2016
Speaker : Lauren Blake About the talk: Over the last several decades, fueled at regular intervals b...

Open Farm Sunday - 05/06/2016
Open Farm Sunday is a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to discover at first hand ...

'Food. The Forgotten Medicine' College of Medicine Food Conference 2016 - 09/06/2016
Proper diet is a fundamental building block to good health, yet many practitioners lack the basic e...

End Hunger UK? Tackling food poverty together - Portsmouth campaign briefing - 10/06/2016
Do you share a vision of a Britain in which everyone has access to good food and no one need go to ...

Cambridge Conference on Global Food Security 2016 - 23/06/2016
Harnessing the natural and social sciences for future food supply, sustainability and equality. The...

End Hunger UK? Tackling food poverty together - Sheffield campaign briefing - 30/06/2016
Do you share a vision of a Britain in which everyone has access to good food and no one need go to ...

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Soil Association
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Victoria Williams
Food Matters
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Hannah Laurison
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Sustainable Food Cities is funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation