How can we enhance the resilience of London’s food systems?
A new report recommends a range of actions to build more resilient food systems in the capital, particularly for those experiencing or at risk of food insecurity. Simon Shaw outlines the report’s key findings and recommendations.
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Bread bin not bin bin
Real Bread Campaign coordinator Chris Young raises a toast to Food Waste Action Week.
Sustainable Food Places: Joining the dots on local food
As part of the Sustainable Food Places Day of Celebration and Action on 10th June, organised to acknowledge the amazing work of food partnerships during the pandemic, Sofia Parente explains what are food partnerships and why you should create one in your borough.
London’s edible gardens: 10 of the best to visit on Big Dig Day
This Saturday, 27 April, 39 amazing gardens are opening their gates, lining up the tools and putting the kettle on for this year’s Big Dig Day. Ahead of the day, Sarah Williams, Programme Director at Sustain, picks 10 of her favourites to help you plan your visit.
Why Urban Food Fortnight is good for business
Cyrus Todiwala is the founder and owner of Café Spice Namaste, a Sustain Patron, long-time London Food Link supporter and Jellied Eel magazine reader. Here he shares his thoughts on how Urban Food Fortnight helps the good food business community.
Doctors’ orders: 10 reasons why growing food is good for you
Jim Sikorski has been an NHS doctor for 38 years, and is one of the cofounders of Sydenham Garden, as well as a keen gardener. Ahead of Capital Growth’s Big Dig Day (this year on 27 April 2019), we look again at his 10 reasons why you should grow food (and get down to your local community garden to do so).