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Community Food Networks

The Gherkin Issue 1There are hundreds of community groups all over London changing Londoners’ experiences with food

Projects include cookery clubs, food co-ops, growing in community spaces, box schemes, retail projects and composting. 

London Food Link brought together people who work and volunteer for community food groups in order to promote their projects, support initiatives and share information. 

The Gherkin

As part of this project London Food Link produced a quarterly newsletter “The Gherkin” and you can download back issues below.  

Policies affecting local action on food

There are many policies that can help support sustainable food systems and Sustain has worked with local authorities, primary care trusts (PCTs), and community food groups to share good practice and new ideas. Click here for more information on local food strategies, food and planning.

Well London Buy Well: Buywell worked in 10 deprived areas of London to make it easier to buy healthy, affordable and sustainably produced food locally.

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