Join the Real Bread Campaign and Brook Food on Saturday 7 July 2018 for a day of baking, learning and meeting other Real Bread fanatics.
The annual international Real Bread Week once again saw people of all ages rising to the challenge of baking the own additive-free loaves or buying them from local, independent bakeries.
Sarah Williams, Programme Director at Sustain, reflects on urban farming in London as Capital Growth heads for its tenth anniversary, having supported over 2,700 community food growing spaces.
Today, Love Food Hate Waste launches a four-week campaign to help people stop their loaf leftovers in the bread bin ending up in the bin bin.
The Centre for Food Policy’s next Food Thinkers event discusses consumer trust in food system.
Our capital is the world’s largest Fairtrade city, so what can we Londoners do to support and celebrate this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight, which runs until 11 March?
Capital Growth has announced seven community food growing sites where they will be running events and training this year, helping them reach more Londoners.
Bristol is set to get inspired about food as a new programme “Teaching a City to Cook” launches alongside a competition to find the city’s Young Cook of the Year. SUGAR SMART Bristol, local chefs and others team up to get the city's next generation cooking.
Join London Food Link and friends at the Impact Hub King’s Cross on Thursday 22 March for an evening of digging into the capital’s urban food growing revolution.
Bread Ahead and the Real Bread Campaign invite you to celebrate the 10th annual #RealBreadWeek at the heart of Borough Market from 1 until 5pm on Sunday 25 February.
Capital Growth, London's food growing network, has launched a new scheme to help pupils learn science, maths, and more about the environment through growing food.
The capital’s good food magazine has a brand-new online home. Visit each week to enjoy stories about the people who grow, make, cook, sell and save food in London.
The UK organic market is now worth £2.2bn following six years of steady growth. The Soil Association’s Market Report finds that organics now accounts for 1.5% of total UK food and drink market.
A poll by The Grocer finds that 38% of 18-24 year olds are worried about the environmental impact of eating meat.
The Town and Country Planning Association's new Practical Guide 8, Creating Health Promoting Environments, sets out opportunities for ambitious councils who want to create high-quality, large-scale new developments.
The New Covent Garden Market in Nine Elms has launched the Food Exchange, a brand-new workspace, kitchen and food culture venue for everyone and everything to do with food.
The Scottish Food Coalition is inviting people from across Scotland to get together for Kitchen Table Talks to discuss the future of food in Scotland
In support of the Real Bread Campaign, part of the food and farming charity Sustain, Balcony Shirts is selling limited-edition t-shirts and aprons from Monday 5 February to Sunday 11 March.
Time is running out to ensure the new plan for the capital helps create a healthier food system for all Londoners. London Food Link is calling on people to take action before the 2 March, so that free drinking water, protection of land for growing and limiting access to junk food, are all firmly on the agenda.
Northampton clinic St Andrew’s Healthcare has opened a bakery at its hospital that will teach vocational skills to mental healthcare patients.
The chief of the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is urging governments to help curb the consumption of meat in an effort to reduce soaring greenhouse gas emissions. Speaking at the 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture last week José Graziano da Silva advises citizens to switch to plant based proteins.
Last chance to nominate your food heroes for this year’s BBC Food and Farming Awards. The nominations will close on 29 January.
The initiative launched at Carlisle College on 19 January, bringing together Carlisle & Cumbria's public health leads, school children and young people pledging to work together to tackle the health crisis brought on by too much sugar.
An alliance of high street brands launch a voluntary Code of Practice that includes a sugar reduction target of 20 per cent, as set out in the Childhood Obesity Plan.
Sugary brands including Kinder, Chewits and Kellogg’s CocoPops were exposed by BBC Newsnight on Monday 15 January for continuing to target under-16s via websites, games, toys, apps and cartoon characters.
The much trailed environment plan has been anticipated in much the same way as the Stone Roses Second Coming. Although not five years in the making, there was still the suspicion that the plan was going to struggle to please the fans.
Ahead of the Government's 25 Year Environment Plan released tomorrow, Sustain respond with some of the issues they hope will be addressed relating to food and farming. To help keep track of this long wish list - they've produced a bingo card and will be hoping for a full house.
The NHS England ban on the sale of sugary drinks has been written into the updated Standard Contract for hospitals and the new rules will come into force later this year. Read Sustain's response.
To say thanks to people who support its work, the Campaign has harvested a basket of deals on ingredients, equipment, classes and more.
To say thanks to people who support its work, LFL has harvested a bunch of deals on classes, courses, kit and more.
It’s less than eight weeks until the start of the 10th annual international celebration of Real Bread and the people who make it.
Nourish Scotland are offering mentor and peer support for 15-20 aspiring and recently established local food entrepreneurs from across Scotland. The deadline to apply is 29th January 2018.
This year the UK will have spent more money on ethical products than ever before. According to the Ethical Consumer Report the UK now spends £81.3 billion a year on ethical goods and services - up 3.2% from the previous year.
As a thank-you, London Food link is offering its supporters the opportunity to win a free advertisement in the spring 2018 issue of The ‘Eel, the capital’s good food magazine.
The latest London borough to join SUGAR SMART launched its sugar reduction campaign at Urswick Secondary School, which has transformed its food culture for the sake of students' health.
Cities are stepping up where the federal government has fallen short. The New Food Economy has published an uplifting article on the local food policy councils which are driving a food revolution in the US.
Local food champion, urban forager, innovative chef and community organiser Rachel de Thample tells the story of her journey into the field of good food.
Capital Growth’s third annual Roots to Work conference celebrated five enterprising growers who pitched their ideas to the sixty-strong crowd, at the event on 23 November 2017.
The manufacturers behind a new line of insect based protein snacks have been taken “by surprise” by the demand for their product in Finland.
Sustain's Chair Professor Mike Rayner reflects on alliance successes over the past year, speaking at Sustain's Annual Gathering in November 2017. The experiences of the past year suggest that this is the time for the Sustain alliance to prove its full worth.
Capital Growth and Growing Communities have launched a new guide to growing to sell at the third annual Roots to Work conference, held on 23 November 2017.
Read the review of Sustain’s activities and achievements for this financial year.
A new study into the effects of different activities on stress levels has been undertaken by BBC’s Trust Me I’m a Doctor. The BBC2 Programme, which aired on 1st November 2017 found that Green Gym participants reported higher levels of well-being and lower levels of stress, anxiety and depression.
Together We Rise: Bethlem Baking Buddies is the Real Bread Campaign's report on baking sessions for mental health care service users at Bethlem Royal Hospital. All participants reported that bread making made them feel happier, creative and a sense of achievement.
A Real Bread Campaign report on therapeutic baking workshops at Bethlem Royal Hospital.
The short film - ‘One Day a Week’ - highlights the huge environmental impact of animal agriculture and encourages people to eat less meat.
The Mayor is inviting feedback on his draft London Environment Strategy by midnight Friday 17th November. This is your chance to ensure good food is on London's policy agenda.
The Campaign turns ten in 2018 and we’re encouraging supporters around the world to organise events to mark this milestone.
The Real Bread Campaign wants to hear from enterprises and other organisations that help people having a tougher time than most of us to benefit from Real Bread making and baking in general.
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