News & events

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

News

Soil Association and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall reveal best and worst children’s menus at UK restaurant chains - 16/10/2017
A new league table ranking children’s food in 25 of the UK’s most popular restaurant chains was pub...

A third of London councils unable to present coherent response to rising food poverty - 13/10/2017
New reports show mixed progress of London’s councils in improving local food and tackling food pove...

Food Exeter launches and publishes new Food Strategy - 13/10/2017
Formerly the Exeter Food Network, a new partnership, Food Exeter has launched and has published its...

Unravelling the Food–Health Nexus - building healthier food systems - 12/10/2017
IPES-Food and the Global Alliance for the Future of Food have published a report evidencing the com...

UK predictions of obesity levels and related human and economic costs hit new high - 11/10/2017
Ahead of World Obesity Day this Wednesday 11th October 2017, new studies have revealed shocking pre...

Mayor of London's plan to tackle health inequality in London includes food system change - 04/10/2017
The Mayor of London’s draft London Health Inequalities Strategy (August 2017) includes plans to wor...

National Planning Policy Framework updated to encourage creation of healthier food environments - 02/10/2017
DCLG have updated the National Planning Policy Framework with advice on creating a healthier food e...

Nutrition and food systems - international evidence on effective policies and programmes - 27/09/2017
This new report by the High Level Panel of Experts for Food Security and Nutrition (HLPE/FAO) makes...

PHE publish evidence of impact of improving access to healthy food - 26/09/2017
In this encouraging study, PHE publish evidence of the impact that planning for: ‘increasing access...

The Aviva Community Fund - Now Open - 25/09/2017
The Aviva Community Fund is now open for applications from local projects seeking funding to make a...

Events

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

Food Durham Annual Gathering and launch of Durham Food Hub - 25/10/2017
Food Durham, a project hosted by Durham Community Action to support the production and consumption ...

Community ownership of land and buildings: lessons and policy implications Scotland & the North - 16/11/2017
How asset transfer and land reform are expanding the role of communities Communities across England...

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

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