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


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 www.esmeefairbairn.org.uk 

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