How can we get community food growing ‘prescribed’ by the NHS or funded by public health?

24th March 2015

This webinar, jointly organised by SFC and Growing Health included information and advice from experts and projects on working with the health service including:

• Overview of commissioning processes
• Routes to health commissioning - Clinical Commissioning Groups and Public Health
• Case studies of projects that have been commissioned by the NHS or public health

Attendees heard from:

Introduction to Sustainable Food Cities - Alizée Marceau, SFC Project Officer

Introduction to Growing Health - Maria Devereux, Sustain Project Officer

What is commissioning? - Harriet Cooper, Garden Organic Project Officer

Routes to Commissioning - Sarah Williams, Sustain Project Officer

Growing Health case study 1 (CCG) - Tom Gallagher, Sydenham Garden Director

Growing Health case study 2 (Public Health) - Connie Hunter and Kate Metcalf, Women's Environmental Network


Tom Andrews
Soil Association
07 717 802 188

Victoria Williams
Food Matters
0127 343 1713

Ben Reynolds
0207 065 0902

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

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