News & events

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

News

Is local food good for the economy? Looking at the full picture - 12/06/2018
One of the motivations of the local food movement is to develop buoyant regional economies that pro...

LGA calls for public health budget cuts to be reversed - 12/06/2018
New analysis by the Local Government Association (LGA) has found that the number of 10 and 11-year-...

Up to £30,000 strategic funding for charities & social enterprises - 11/06/2018
The Fore Trust (UK) is offering up to £30,000 over one to three years and business support to expan...

APPGIFI: Parliamentary Inquiry on the cost of infant formula - 07/06/2018
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Infant Feeding and Inequalities has launched an inquiry on the...

'Whole systems approach to agriculture and human health' needed, say health professionals - 31/05/2018
The Faculty of Public Health, representing around 4,000 health professionals, has called on the gov...

12 SFC Coordinator Grants awarded in Round 3 - 21/05/2018
We are pleased to have been able to support 12 local food partnerships of the Sustainable Food Citi...

Big Lottery Fund new funding streams include 'Partnerships' - England - 18/05/2018
The Big Lottery Fund has made changes to their funding so that it's easier to apply. Ideas can be s...

Financial support for food poverty alliances in Northern Ireland - 17/05/2018
Food Power have opened up a round of financial support dedicated to Northern Ireland for those who ...

Draft London Food Strategy Consultation opens - 14/05/2018
The Mayor of London and London Food Board have published a consultation on the draft London Food St...

Veg Power - Marketing fund to inspire kids to eat more vegetables - 03/05/2018
Today a new fund is launched to tackle the critical issue of veg consumption which is contributing ...

Events

The New Urban Food Agenda - 19/06/2018
19th of June workshop on "The role of cities in delivering food security and sustainability outcome...

Webinar 'Food Waste - Cities to the Rescue' - 19/06/2018
From food waste diagnosis to a holistic urban strategy How can cities reduce food waste effectively...

Food & Drink Trade Show, Stockport - 20/06/2018
Overview : Food & Drink Trade Show, Stockport 20th June 2018. Great food and drink products brought...

Sharing the Burden of Supermarket Food Waste: Towards Sustainability and a Circular Economy - 27/06/2018
This one-day symposium is hosted by SURGE’s Sustainable & Resilient Communities research group (htt...

BATCH: South West, a Real Bread gathering - 07/07/2018
Join the Real Bread Campaign and Brook Food on Saturday 7 July for a day of baking, learning and me...

Public health as a ‘public good’ from agriculture - 11/07/2018
This half-day seminar, 11 July 2018, will examine the question: ‘Public health as a ‘public good’ f...

Food for Thought: IFSTAL Showcase Event 2018 - 12/07/2018
IFSTAL is unique. It brings together academic minds in food systems thinking with the workplace to ...

Healthy cities: how to achieve a healthy population in an urban environment - 17/07/2018
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) now is the first time in human history that most o...

SUGAR SMART Celebration Event - 20/07/2018
The event will be a chance to look back at the wonderful achievements of local SUGAR SMART campaign...

Calling all food, food tech and agtech startups! - 12/09/2018
Next-generation global food and agriculture pitch competition FoodBytes ! is coming to London on 12...

Contacts

Leon Ballin
Sustainable Food Cities
07 917 230 121
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

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