Applications are now open to newbie small food producers and businesses for mentoring and business support from The Seed Fund’s Seed Academy.
If you are a Real Bread baker or other SME food producer looking for an opportunity to promote your business, picking up a widely-recognised award can be a great marketing aid. Here are just some that are now open for entries.
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.
Cornwall launched their SUGAR SMART campaign at the Workplace Health Awards event 26 February. Employers across public, private and third sectors were recognised for their great work improving staff health and wellbeing in the county.
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.
SUGAR SMART Cambridge launched with a sugar swap challenge competition and a big free fruit giveaway at the Cambridge United v Grimsby football match. Cambridge's fans cheered their team toward a victory and tweeted their sugar swap pledges.
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.
There are fewer community retailers running in 2016 than 2006. Two new pieces of research from NHS Health Scotland recommend working together to ensure that low income communities can still access affordable, quality 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.
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.
The Brighton and Hove Food Partnership are crowdfunding throughout February for a Community Kitchen - a cookery school where everyone can eat, learn about and share good food.
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.
The January 2018 Oxford Real Farming Conference will go down in collective memory as a milestone in our movement’s history, filled to the rafters with 900 food and farming colleagues, questions, conversation and debate. The event featured a Q&A with Defra Secretary Michael Gove, and seven lively sessions on the implications of Brexit for food and farming, stewarded by Sustain.
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.
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.
SUGAR SMART Lewisham celebrated the new phase of their impactful campaign at Goldsmiths University. Lewisham's ‘people power’ is being harnessed to start a social movement to reach more local communities and further reduce the amount of sugar residents eat.
After five years of growing and research, Scotland The Bread has released three wholemeal flours, each organically grown and milled in Scotland from a 19th century Scottish wheat variety.
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.
Feeding Manchester has published a detailed outline showing what needs to be done for everyone to be able to access sustainable food across the city. It is the culmination of 18 months work from a hundred community groups, small businesses and the public sector.
The Campaign turns ten in 2018 and we’re encouraging supporters around the world to organise events to mark this milestone.
Sustainable Food Cities are pleased to announce they will be joining forces with the partners behind Peas Please from summer 2018 for the Veg Cities campaign.
Local councils commended at City Hall event for their efforts to improve food accessibility and sustainability.
The Real Bread Campaign’s sixth annual Sourdough September saw mother lovin’ bakers and baking teachers in Britain and beyond share secrets and starters for the oldest way of loaf leavening.
2017 saw London Food Link's 6th annual Urban Food Fortnight, with 100 events and special menus across 24 London boroughs, celebrating food for good.
Capital Growth’s 8th autumn open day took place on Saturday 16 September at 27 flourishing community food gardens across London.
The Real Bread Campaign wants to see and share your photos and stories from the annual month of fermentative frolics.
London is a hub for people doing good through food. The Urban Food Heroes award, launched by London Food Link and UnLtd, the foundation for social entrepreneurs, is shining a light on these inspiring people.
Issue 33 (Oct-Dec 2017) of the Real Bread Campaign supporters’ magazine True Loaf includes a feature by the award-winning author and chef, and details of how to bag a six-volume set of a new bread bible, worth over £400!
London Food Link, the voice for good food in the Capital, is on the hunt for the people and organisations doing good through food and drink.
Sustain receives no funding, advertising or sponsorship to run the Real Bread Campaign, relying instead on donations and annual contributions from people like YOU.
Fomented (and fermented) by the Real Bread Campaign, #SourdoughSeptember is the international celebration of genuine sourdough, encouraging people to buy it from small, independent Real Bread bakeries, or make it at home.
Issue 32 of the Real Bread Campaign supporters’ magazine for July- September 2017 is out now.
London Food Link is bringing together some of the capital's best social ventures using food for good, at its flagship Urban Food Fortnight event, Wednesday 13 September.
This year's Urban Food Fortnight (8-24 September 2017) will feature dozens of events including a new focus on foraging and launch of London’s brand new Urban Food Heroes award.
London Food Link set to celebrate the capital’s Urban Food Heroes this September.
Thanks to the help of generous donors, pledgers and everyone who helped spread the word, London Food Link has comfortably buzzed beyond its Electrify the 'Eel crowdfunding campaign target.
The first five student-led food enterprises supported by Sustain’s Food Co-ops Network, were launched earlier this year with funding from the NUS Student Eats programme. Following the first few months of trading, we check in on their progress.
Pioneered in London by the People’s Fridge in Brixton (see Jellied Eel issue 54), these are communal chillers where people and businesses can reduce waste by sharing surplus food with other members of the local community.
SUGAR SMART Durham launched 10th July with a number of partners across sectors leading the way to reduce overconsumption of sugar across County Durham.
Over 15 student groups have been awarded start up costs and support from the Soil Association, to set up and run food markets on campus as part of the National Union of Students' (NUS) led Student Eats programme.
CSA Network UK celebrates its last two years growing the community supported agriculture (CSA) movement in the UK. CSA farms reconnect the public with local food and support ecological farmers.
2017 marks the international celebration of sourdough’s fifth anniversary, and the Real Bread Campaign needs YOUR help to make it another success!
A group of passionate Welsh folk involved in food are aiming to establish a network to provide an umbrella for the many different activities and activists in Wales that are promoting sustainable food and diets.
The SUGAR SMART Exeter Survey has revealed that residents are concerned about their sugar intake, and the effect it has on their health. Almost 700 people had their say, which shows a public desire to see changes in the how unhealthy food is provisioned in the city.
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