This webinar looks at the clouds gathering over household food security, current policies (as well as gaps) and successful local interventions from the Sustainable Food Places network to address the challenge of ensuring that everyone has access to healthy and sustainable food.
Households are living through an unprecedented cost of living crisis. The perfect storm is gathering as households see a painful rise in energy and food bills, forcing families to make difficult choices between heating and eating. Sometimes it can feel that there is a tension between the dual aims of food partnerships in both striving for sustainable food (which in its nature isn’t ‘cheap’) and tackling food poverty.
This webinar looks at the clouds gathering over household food security, current policies (as well as policy gaps) and successful local interventions from the Sustainable Food Places network to address the challenge of ensuring that everyone has access to healthy and sustainable food.
- Chair – Emily O’Brien, Food Matters
- Current status of household food security, food prices and a look ahead – Isabel Hughes and Shona Goudie, Food Foundation
- Policy overview, tensions between food poverty and sustainability agendas and common drivers of food insecurity and dysfunctional food system – Prof Corinna Hawkes, City, University of London
- Local food strategy and food poverty action – Helen Starr-Keddle, Brighton & Hove Food Partnership
- Sustainable food on a budget: the role of public procurement and local campaigns – Hilary Hamer and Anna Route, Hull Food Partnership
Published 27 Apr 2022
Sustainable Food Places: The Sustainable Food Places Network helps people and places share challenges, explore practical solutions and develop best practice on key food issues, so if you are working to drive positive food change or are interested in developing a programme, please do get in touch.
12 Oct 2022
The summit will consider meat and dairy production and consumption in the context of the climate and nature emergency, where inspiring work and opportunities exist, and the assumptions and underlying values about meat which have shaped our policy to date.
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