We run a rolling series of webinars on key food issues. If you have issues you would like us to cover or would be willing to present at a webinar we organise on your behalf, please do get in touch. For details on the latest or upcoming webinars see below. For recordings, presentations and/or notes from past webinars click on the tabs on the right.

Veg Cities Campaign

2nd May 2018, 2-3pm

This webinar is aimed at cities and other local areas interested in joining the new SFC feature campaign Veg Cities. The aim of Veg Cities is to increase availability and consumption of veg. Food partnerships and/or local authorities can achieve this by working with seven different sectors, from retail and local markets to schools and local authorities.

The webinar will give participants an overview of the campaign, including the support and resources that will be available to the cities joining the campaign. It will include presentations from the Veg Cities pioneers Cardiff and Brighton & Hove.

14.00 Welcome and housekeeping, Sofia Parente, SFC Campaigns Coordinator, Sustain
Introduction to Sustainable Food Cities, Alizee Marceau, SFC Senior Project Officer
14.05 Walk through Veg Cities campaign background, objectives, key themes and resources – Sofia Parente
14.25 Veg Cities Cardiff case study – Katie Palmer, Sustainable Food Cities Coordinator, Public Health Wales
14.40 Veg Cities Brighton & Hove case study – Chloe Clarke, Policy and Projects Manager, Brighton and Hove Food Partnership
14.55 Q&A
15.00 Ends


What are 'Better Food Traders'?

9th May 2018, 2-3pm

Growing Communities and Sustainable Food Cities (SFC) are partnering up for this webinar exploring Better Food Trading.

Growing Communities
is in the process of developing a funding bid that will result in providing practical help to groups across the country wanting to become (or support) 'Better Food Traders'. This webinar is your chance to hear what we're proposing, signal your interest, and let us know what you think would help you set up or support a 'Better Food Trader' in your area.

This webinar is aimed at SFC coordinators and anyone who can answer yes to either of the questions below:

Are you interested in the idea of using local seasonal food to generate jobs, build community as well as bringing good food to the people of your area?

Are you looking for practical advice to support, or set up, not for profit enterprises that can be part of a fairer food system?


SUGAR SMART - embedding sugar reduction in local award schemes

22nd May 2018, 2-3pm

This webinar is organised by Sustainable Food Cities and Sustain and will focus on embedding SUGAR SMART actions in local certification and award schemes. A key challenge for local campaigns is ensuring that sugar reduction education and reduction of sugary food and drink on offer becomes standard practice. Embedding these actions in award schemes is a great way to create a legacy of healthier food provision and healthier food culture in local settings.

We will hear from SUGAR SMART Brighton & Hove and the council's long-running Healthy Choice Award programme, and from SUGAR SMART Cornwall on their work with the county-wide Workplace Health scheme. Participants will get a better understanding of such schemes and have a chance to consider opportunities to create a legacy of sugar reduction action in their localities.



Leon Ballin
Sustainable Food Cities
07 917 230 121

Sustainable Food Cities is a partnership programme run by

Soil Association

Food Matters

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

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