London Food Link are working with the Mayor of London’s Food team to see how we can develop and support Good Food Retail in London.
What is Good Food Retail?
The concept of good food retail is referred to in the new London Food Strategy, and to help progress this idea London Food Link has developed a briefing note to explore what this might look. The sector includes grocers, shops, markets, box schemes and home deliveries that sell food for consumption at home.
Broadly it refers to retail outlets doing at least some of the following:
Supporting councils to take action
During 2019 we are supporting six councils to improve access to good food retail as part of the Mayor of London's small grants programme. This will involve providing advice, facilitating peer learning and convening workshops.
The Mayor's grants will support a variety of borough projects, such as
We will be sharing learning from this project more widely with our network over the coming year, so sign up for our news to ensure you stay updated.
How can councils help Good Food Retail?
The briefing covers this but broadly this includes things such as :
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