News & events

Keep in touch with all the latest news and events associated with the Sustainable Food Cities Network.

News

Funding and Support for New Community Businesses (England) - 28/04/2017
Community groups in England wanting to set up new community businesses can apply for support and fu...

Final chance for students to apply for £1,000 start-up costs - 24/04/2017
In partnership with the National Union of Students, Sustain is offering £1,000 start-up costs and m...

NHS England takes action to cut the sale of sugary drinks in hospitals - 21/04/2017
The Campaign for Better Hospital Food welcomes the NHS England commitment, announced today, to limi...

Local Community Projects Fund & Environmental Grant - 21/04/2017
Two funding opportunities are currently open with Greggs Foundation: Local Community Projects Fund ...

National Union of Teachers reports on holiday hunger - 20/04/2017
The NUT conducted a survey of its members working in primary schools in March 2017 to seek their ex...

2017 General Election party manifestos food asks - 19/04/2017
Following the announcement of the General Election to be held on June 8th 2017, Sustain have formul...

SFC Sugar Smart Campaign Grants Round 2 and Sugar Smart workshop registrations open - 05/04/2017
Sustainable Food Cities Sugar Smart Campaign Grants Round 2 We are now welcoming applications for R...

Call to action - joint letter to PM Theresa May on The Great Repeal Bill - 04/04/2017
This is a call to action for Sustainable Food Cities Network members and beyond, in response to the...

Defra evidence statement on the links between natural environments and human health - 30/03/2017
Defra and the University of Exeter have published a summary of the evidence base on the positive as...

Re-fashioning food systems with sustainable diet guidelines: towards a SDG strategy - paper by Tim Lang - 29/03/2017
In this joint Friends of the Earth and Food Research Collaboration paper, Tim Lang charts the polic...

Events

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...

#RealBreadWeek – it’s fun to fou! - 06/05/2017
The ninth annual celebration of supporting your local, independent, additive-free bakery and baking...

How can we make progress on normalising Sustainable Diets? - 24/05/2017
Panel members/speakers: Tim Lang (City, University of London); Tara Garnett (FCRN) and Modi Mwatsam...

The Great Get-Together: biggest community event since the Jubilee - 17/06/2017
The Big Lunch have joined forces with the Jo Cox Foundation to launch The Great Get-Together: the b...

Opportunity to get involved with the Big Lunch 2017 - 18/06/2017
The team at Eden Project Communities is very keen to talk to members of the Sustainable Food Cities...

Contacts

Tom Andrews
Soil Association
07 717 802 188
tandrews@soilassociation.org
www.soilassociation.org


Victoria Williams
Food Matters
0127 343 1713
victoria@foodmatters.org
www.foodmatters.org


Kath Dalmeny
Sustain
0207 065 0902
kath@sustainweb.org
www.sustainweb.org


Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Sustainable Food Cities is funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation