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Cyrus Todiwala is the founder and owner of Café Spice Namaste, a Sustain Patron, long-time London Food Link supporter and JE reader. Here he shares his thoughts on how Urban Food Fortnight helps the good food business community.
Don’t miss your chance to learn from all five Real Bread Campaign ambassadors (Richard Bertinet, Aidan Chapman, Duncan Glendinning, Emmanuel Hadjiandreou and Andrew Whitley) at the Real Bread Campaign’s 10th anniversary event at E5 Bakehouse.
Sustain with SERA - Labour's Environment Campaign - and Wildlife & Countryside link (including WWT, RSPB, Woodland Trust, RSPCA and National Trust) are hosting an event at the Labour part Conference 25 September, Liverpool.
Yesterday the Scottish Parliament passed a motion requesting the Scottish Government bring forward a Good Food Nation Bill.
#UFF2018 is almost upon us and London Food Link is giving its supporters chance to win tickets to some of the brilliant events.
Whilst there is much to celebrate after years of campaigning to shift farm subsidies to better support environmental goods, the Agriculture Bill offers too little in terms of health or harmony. Read our updated comment.
Partnering with food growing, social eating spaces and the City Council, the Nottingham Good Food Partnership organised a 'Children's Veg Power! Festival' where hundreds of children had the chance to taste seasonal locally grown vegetables prepared by international cooks and to take home their own decorated pot of veg to grow at home.
The NAO has warned that the government has failed to hire enough vets to process exports from the UK and there are fears that this means food and livestock could be delayed at UK borders after Brexit.
This cyber malarkey’s all well and good but to sate your appetite for good ol’ dead tree technology, the September-December issue of The Jellied Eel magazine is out now!
A new report by the Food Research Collaboration says there are signs that government ministers are willing to sacrifice food standards for Brexit deals.
New video by Eating Better encourages people to take up the less and better approach to meat and dairy consumption.
NI Executive launches consultation on future of agriculture after Brexit. Sustain member the RSPB respond saying the protection and restoration of the environment should be the central focus.
Sustain member the Campaign to Protect Rural England are holding litter picking events to show the need for deposit return system.
It’s the Real Bread Campaign’s annual, international floury fiesta celebrating that life’s sweeter with sourdough, and here’s a taste of what’s happening in London.
The amount of sugar in foods is now the top concern of consumers, replacing price, according to new research from the Food Standards Agency.
Sustain member The British Dietetic Association (BDA) supports legislation to ban the sale of caffeinated energy drinks to children - including in vending machines.
London Food Link has teamed up with one of the world’s most respected restaurant teams to create St. JOHN Pass It On.
New research by Sustain member the Food Foundation shows that low income households may be struggling to afford food that follows the Eat Well Guide
Get ready to dive into everything good about food in London this Urban Food Fortnight. From 20th September to 7th October, Londoners will be treated to the biggest ever menu of good food events, celebrating all that is grown, made, cooked, saved, foraged and – even bigger this year – fermented in the capital.
Today (28 August 2018) over 50 civil society groups sent a joint letter to the Prime Minster expressing strong support for the groundbreaking concept of paying farmers on the basis of providing public good outcomes including environmental, public health and animal welfare.
In addition to composting, many of us dutifully separate and put recyclable food and drink packaging out for collection, perhaps with the nagging fear that it all just gets chucked in the same bin and sent to landfill. Sam Sinha rummages around to shed some light on what happens to your lovingly sorted stuff after collection.
Do kitchens set up by delivery companies create choice for diners and opportunities for some restaurants, or will an automated future in fact benefit only shareholders, ask Olly Davy.
The SUGAR SMART campaign held a successful one year celebration event at London's City Hall, bringing together nearly 100 local campaign leads, organisations, businesses and individuals tackling sugar overconsumption in their communities across the UK.
It looks like herring is making a comeback, says Becca Roberts.
Whether you are leading a local campaign, taking action as a participating setting, or an individual, take part in SUGAR SMART September using our free resources and sugar reduction challenge ideas.
The British barbecue can be one dimensional to say the least. At worst it’s a suspect sausage fest or tinfoil insta-grill of blackened, but still raw, caged chicken. It doesn’t have to be that way, says our resident chef, Tom Hunt.
Kester Muller quizzes Joris Gunawardena, the director of Sutton Community Farm, London’s most productive community food-growing space.
Nestled between a garage and The Elephant and Castle gyratory is an unlikely location for a food market. But, as Andrea Rasca, the founder and self-titled Chief Executive Dreamer of Mercato Metropolitano, tells Fran Bernhardt, that’s half the point.
We Londoners don’t spend our whole lives in the capital, so as a change to our regular ‘Eel Loves… feature, we sent intrepid traveller Clare Gilbert to brave the trains to explore the good food scene of Bohemian Brighton.
Natural chef, Ceri Jones speaks to the Eel about her work, food heroes and love of straciatella ice cream.
What's new on The ‘Eel’s radar? Elliot Kett gets us up to date.
Summer’s here so let’s hit the beach! Pack your sun cream / wellies and find where Sally Gurteen says you can do better than unsustainable fish and soggy chips.
‘Eel readers may do well at making good food choices in their everyday lives. But what happens when we’re having (possibly alcohol-fuelled) fun in the sun, especially at a music festival, asks Kirsten Foster.
Benjamin Cullen says ‘velo’ to the new wave of pedal-powered provender peddlers.
There is ever greater awareness of animal agriculture’s impact on the environment, human health and animal welfare, spearheaded by savvy, networked consumers, living under the looming shadow of a projected population of nine billion, says sustainability and social impact consultant Tania Han.
The UK supermarkets have seen major disruptions of late, with the rise and rise of Aldi and Lidl alongside the growth in on-line purchases. The revolution ramped up a notch in May with asurprise move by Sainsbury’s, says Vicki Hird.
‘Eel regular columnist, chef Tom Hunt, shares why we should be seeing seasonal strawberries and local loganberries.
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