News & events

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

News

Is self-sufficiency the ideal goal for urban food policy? - 15/07/2019
Urban Food Futures’ blog discusses the validity of self-sufficiency as a metric of food sustainabil...

Scotland announces £1million fund for school food education - 12/07/2019
A food education programme designed to teach children and young people about Scotland’s food indust...

Food Research Collaboration Briefing: Brexit and Grow It Yourself - 11/07/2019
In the latest Food Research Collaboration Briefing, biologist and bee expert Professor Dave Goulson...

Using ‘Food Ladders’ to create household and community resilience - 10/07/2019
A new report by Megan Blake highlights a novel, evidence-based approach for creating household and ...

Sustainable Food Cities welcomes the announcement of a National Food Strategy - 27/06/2019
Terms of Reference for a National Food Strategy were published today, setting out the ambition for ...

Sustainable Food Cities Conference 2019 - 26/06/2019
Reaching Out: Strengthening our Local, National and Global Connections Such was the theme of the 6t...

Glasgow hosts Food Summit to build city-wide food approach - 21/06/2019
Glasgow Food Policy Partnership’s Food Summit brought together over 150 stakeholders to start the p...

Why do we keep losing agricultural land to the city? - 14/06/2019
Urban Food Futures’ blog raises questions about how peri-urban agriculture can exist with expanding...

Values-based food chains: a more resilient system? - 07/06/2019
Urban Food Futures’ latest blog explores how values-based food chains could improve social and envi...

Sustainability at heart of Welsh post-Brexit farming strategy - 06/06/2019
The Welsh Government has announced plans to promote sustainable food through its post-Brexit farmin...

Events

Paramaethu Cymru LWA Summer Gathering 2019 - 26/07/2019
'Feeding ourselves in Wales’ ‘Bwydo’n hunain yng Nghymru’ Wales Permaculture and Landworkers Allian...

London Food Link: Get Connected 2019 - 29/07/2019
On Monday 29 July, London Food Link in partnership with Foodchain are bringing together the capital...

National Permaculture Convergence 2019 - 06/09/2019
The National Permaculture Convergence 2019 will bring together people from all areas of Britain in ...

End Hunger UK Week of Action - 11/10/2019
Calling all those on the frontline of food poverty. Join the End Hunger UK Week of Action 2019. End...

Contacts

Leon Ballin
Sustainable Food Cities
lballin@soilassociation.org

Sustainable Food Cities is a partnership programme run by

Soil Association
www.soilassociation.org


Food Matters
www.foodmatters.org


Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Sustainable Food Cities is funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation www.esmeefairbairn.org.uk 

 
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