Tackling food poverty in your city: Lessons learned from local food poverty action plans

Thursday 3rd March 2016

In recent years, a number of UK cities have developed local food poverty action plans. Learn from speakers how these cities brought together relevant stakeholders, collected data and developed priorities.

Chaired by Hannah Laurison - Sustain and lead campaigner for Beyond the Food Bank

Speakers: Elizabeth Mitchell - Belfast Food Network, Tony Nickson - Voluntary Action Lewisham, Emily O'Brien - Brighton & Hove Food Partnership


Listen and watch presentations from the webinar (please note that the recording starts a few minutes into the first presentation by Liz Mitchell)


Hannah Laurison - Introduction to the webinar and Beyond the Food Bank campaign

Liz Mitchell - Enough is Enough, Belfast's response to food poverty

Emily O'Brien - Brighton and Hove Food Poverty Action Plan, lessons learned

Tony Nickson - Putting Food on the Table

Local food poverty action plans and reports:

Belfast Enough is Enough report

Brighton and Hove Food Poverty Action Plan

Case study: Brighton and Hove Food Partnership - A whole city approach to tackling food poverty 2015-2018

Lewisham Putting Food on the Table report

To go further:

Timeline and funding from the speakers' experiences

Q&A from the webinar with speakers' responses

Resources mentioned during the webinar


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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