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


Leon Ballin
Sustainable Food Cities

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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