News & events

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

News

Eating Better analyses health and environmental impact of popular sandwiches - 22/05/2019
Sandwiches are an iconic staple of the British diet: last year we bought an incredible 4bn ready-ma...

Lambeth consolidates SFC Bronze Award - 20/05/2019
We are delighted to announce that Lambeth Food Partnership have successfully renewed their SFC Bron...

Leicestershire Council serves up County Food Plan - 17/05/2019
The Leicestershire Good Food Charter has been made public today as the county council announces Lei...

Rewarding food businesses that promote healthier and sustainable eating: Lessons learned from the Bristol Eating Better Award evaluation - 15/05/2019
Many local authorities and community groups are launching voluntary healthy catering award schemes ...

EU adopts common methodology to measure food waste - 10/05/2019
The European Commission has adopted a Delegated Act laying down a common food waste measurement met...

Nature declining at an unprecedented rate according to IPBES Global Assessment Report - 09/05/2019
Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history — and the rate of species exti...

Measuring progress towards a more equitable food system: suggested metrics - 09/05/2019
Researchers at Michigan State University have compiled a report that identifies metrics related to ...

Schools, universities, hospitals… cities’ new allies to change the food system - 03/05/2019
Households are not the only food consumers in the cities. Institutions such as hospitals, schools, ...

Cambridge Sustainable Food kicks off its 6th year with a bang - 29/04/2019
Launch of new Cambridge Food Hub Cambridge Food Hub launches with the aim of creating and coordinat...

Children's Future Food Inquiry calls for new measures to tackle children's food insecurity - 25/04/2019
On 25th April 2019 the Children's Future Food Inquiry ambassador Dame Emma Thompson joined young ‘F...

Events

Food: the missing ingredient for social change (Food Thinkers) - 23/05/2019
Centre for Food Policy's May Food Thinkers seminar given by Dr Sandro Demaio (EAT). Food is now a m...

Glasgow Food Summit – Towards a Good Food Plan for Glasgow - 29/05/2019
Glasgow Food Policy Partnership (GFPP) and the Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) are orga...

The Calderdale Food Gathering - 30/05/2019
Halifax Borough Market is opening late, continental-style, for the first time as local food organis...

Farm to fork: growing a Scottish food system that doesn’t cost the planet - 06/06/2019
The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation is hosting a discussion on the challenge facing Scotland...

Creating healthy, sustainable, city food environments - 20/06/2019
Levels of obesity in most cities are growing fast, as is the associated healthcare burden. Urban fo...

Farming and Climate Change: Towards Net Zero Carbon Emissions - 05/07/2019
This conference, organised by the Sustainable Food Trust in partnership with the National Farmers’ ...

How to Make a Just Food Future: Alternative Foodways for a Changing World - 08/07/2019
Over 2.5 days, the conference will include practitioner- academic- artist -governance panels, paper...

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

Contacts

Leon Ballin
Sustainable Food Cities
lballin@soilassociation.org

Sustainable Food Cities is a partnership programme run by

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