What are London Boroughs already doing to improve school food?
|Borough achieving, or committed to, Silver Food for Life catering mark for the majority of schools|
|Borough achieving, or committed to, Bronze Food for Life catering mark for the majority of schools|
|Area in which either a majority of the schools, or the main caterer (or a combination of both) are committed to achieving Bronze Food for Life catering mark|
|Borough not yet achieving a Food for Life catering mark for school food. An asterisk on the map means the main caterer or Borough has expressed an interest, or that some schools – but not the majority – have achieved a Bronze Food for Life catering mark.*|
* Let us know if you think things have improved in your Borough. We will update the map as more action happens
So far, 17 borough councils out of the 33 have achieved a Bronze Catering Mark, with 8 impressively going on to achieve (or with a meal contract specifying) a Silver award.
Note: some London Boroughs have made commitments to use particular sustainable food ingredients in their school meals, even if they are not working towards a Food for Life Catering Mark. This is included under separate headings in this report, such as on sustainable fish, Fairtrade, animal welfare and support for local and sustainable food producers.
Further note: Croydon is withdrawing Council support for school meals, so their score may change shortly. ....
What can London Boroughs do? Achieve a Food for Life Catering Mark for the Borough’s catering, and commit to supporting the work of the Food for Life Partnership in schools.
Contact Mike Bond, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, web: www.soilassociation.org/cateringmark
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