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Archive: Food Links UK policy work


Food Links UK report to Honor Chapman, Chair of the London Development Agency: Position statement on the potential of Food Links UK to inform and deliver on sustainable agendas through the Regional Development Agencies, 2006. Download report [91kb pdf]

Best practice in sustainable public-sector food procurement, report commissioned by Food Links UK, funded by Defra, 2006. Download report [365kb pdf]

Seminar programme

Food Links UK ran a series of seminars for local food links organisations, on key issues of policy and practice. Links to papers and presentations relevant to the Local Action on Food network are below.

  • Seminar 1, July 2006: Rebuilding or reinventing local food supply chains. Download seminar report [327kb pdf]
  • Seminar 2, October 2006: Better nutrition and sustainable consumption in school catering: Where should Food Links organisations be focusing their energy? Download seminar report [172kb pdf]
  • Seminar 3, October 2006: The role and sustainability of Food Links organisations. Download seminar report [76kb pdf]
  • Seminar 4, July 2007: Where does sustainability sit with cultural concerns? Sustainable food and the ethnic consumer. Download seminar report [75kb pdf]

Bridport Centre for Local Food open day, June 2003

The following presentations were given at this event, organised by a Local Food Links Ltd., Bridport, a founding member of Food Links UK:

  • Bridport Centre for Local Food: An introduction. Tim Crabtree. Local Food Links Ltd. Download presentation [5.6Mb ppt]
  • Social Enterprise Approaches to School Meals. Caroline Morgan, David Hilton and Tim Crabtree. Local Food Links Ltd. Download presentation [4.3Mb ppt]
  • School Meals Analysis. Tim Crabtree - Local Food Links Ltd. Download presentation [166kb ppt]
  • Running a Local Food Centre - presentation by Marti Settle. Local Food Links Ltd. Download presentation [1.8Mb ppt]

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.

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