Lewisham has established a partnership of community members, public and voluntary services to secure a healthier and sustainable food future for Lewisham. The Food Partnership will build on the work of the existing food strategy and address a wide range of issues including food waste, procurement and food poverty. The aim of the food partnership is to transform the food environment as part of the whole system approach to obesity, reducing health inequalities and improving the health outcomes of our residents.
The food initiatives in Lewisham include (links to be added shortly):
Food for Life – Chartwells the school meal provider hold the silver catering mark.
Lewisham Training Kitchen – offering training, schools cookery classes and community cooking.
Cookery Clubs: 5 week cookery clubs run in community venues - incorporating a visit to a community garden.
Training – supporting local community organisations to promote healthy eating and recruit and support volunteer healthy eating champions
Healthier Catering Commitments – Lewisham actively supports businesses to achieve the Healthier Catering Commitments.
Lewisham Food Strategy
Public Health Lewisham
07 717 802 188
0127 343 1713
0207 065 0902
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Sustainable Food Cities is
funded by the Esmée Fairbairn