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Archive: Local Action on Food

The Local Action on Food network was run as part of the Big Lottery funded Making Local Food Work programme, 2007 to 2012. It has now closed.

These web pages continue to provide information and publications for community groups across the UK that share Sustain’s goal of creating a strong and healthy sustainable food system. We hope this will be useful to a range of groups, from community food enterprises, to food co-ops, farm shops and local authorities.”

Local action on food websites you might find useful:

Report: Good planning for good food

Good planning for good food How the planning system in England can support healthy and sustainable food.

This report explores how local authorities and communities can use planning policy and decisions to create more local and sustainable food systems.
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Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming

Sustain advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, promote equity and enrich society and culture.