Real Bread Campaign supporters Small Food Bakery and Peace and Loaf Bakehouse have picked up accolades at this year’s BBC Food and Farming Awards.
Research with parents by Food Active in the North West of England reveals high levels of concern about junk food marketing, and further evidence that the public wants the Government to take action as part of forthcoming 'Chapter Two' of the Childhood Obesity Plan
Sustain member Eating Better welcomes Simon Billing as their new executive director.
Sustain member Eating Better is supporting a global initiative emphasising the importance of reducing our meat intake for the sake of the planet.
A sustainable food, agriculture and food tech competition is coming to London in September.
Real Bread Campaign supporters Jilly and Simon Dougan are working with the Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) to get children interested in Real Bread making.
A new study shows that people who eat an egg a day could ‘significantly’ reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease.
Today the Scottish Food Coalition released a report on their Kitchen Table talks and launched a call for action
After an eventful first year of TV appearances, World Bread Awards, press coverage and sell-out stalls, Mike Hall’s microbakery is celebrating a year of trading.
Saturday 22 April saw 41 edible gardens from 22 London Boroughs participating in the Big Dig, Capital Growth’s London-wide community growing day, with the temperature reaching a whopping 25°C.
What bills itself as the capital’s most sustainable culinary school has just joined London Food Link and is offering fellow supporters a tasty discount on new, and long-established, classes.
Marks and Spencer sandwich makers generate thousands of surplus slices each day, so a new beer made using those cast-offs can only be a good thing, right? Chris Young looks beyond the PR exercise and isn’t so sure.
We want to see as many of you as possible at the UK's biggest Real Bread get together since 2015, so for two days only, we’re slicing 25% off full event tickets!
New research from Fields in Trust demonstrates that parks & green spaces across the UK provide people with over £34 billion of health & wellbeing benefits.
The Real Bread Campaign is encouraging all bakeries and baking schools to make and publish their plans as soon as possible for the annual, international celebration of genuine sourdough.
As a companion to its quarterly supporters’ magazine True Loaf, the Real Bread Campaign sends Breadcrumbs, a FREE monthly email roundup of the latest news.
Join other food producers from across Scotland for a workshop by Nourish Scotland on working in a local food enterprise.
Warrington businesswoman and Real Bread baker, Jen Perry, has been named on Good Taste magazine’s power list of 100 women leading the food and drink industry in Merseyside and beyond.
Beyond GM are hosting an event on how industrial food is causing an epidemic of chronic illnesses in children.
This month sees the launch of two new One Mile Bakery bakeries, each delivering Real Bread in a one mile radius and running baking classes for local people.
Calling all Londoners! Spring has finally sprung and it’s time to embrace the outdoors with Capital Growth.
The Vegetarian Society wants your help to fund a poster campaign on the London Underground for this year’s National Vegetarian Week 14-20 May.
The organisation turning ten this year, and looking ahead to its second decade, are great reasons to bring our supporters and friends together to break bread but we need help, and venues, to do so.
Root Camp, the London charity that takes urban children on rural residential food growing and cooking weeks, is offering discounts and bursaries this summer.
London Farmers’ Markets Cheese Street is returning with reblochon and bringing back the brie for 2018. The four-date season kicks off at Parliament Hill Farmers’ Market in Hampstead Heath on Saturday 28 April.
Grants between £50,000 to £300,000 are available for community businesses in England from the Power to Change Trust’s £10million fund.
On Saturday 21 April community gardeners from more than 40 of London’s edible gardens, will welcome new visitors and show them how to grow their own food.
Today, the Labour Party’s Shadow Health Secretary, Jonathan Ashworth, will announce a new commitment that a future Labour government would place hospital food standards on the same legal basis as school food standards.
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 seventh Big Dig Day on 21 April and 10 year anniversary, he shares 10 reasons why you should grow food (and get down to your local community garden to do so).
The proposed revisions to the planning policy framework for England are open for consultation. But are the proposals a missed opportunity for a more sustainable food system?
Run in association with Scotland The Bread and The Scottish Food Guide as part of the Royal Highland Show, the competition is open for a second year to both professional and amateur bakers, including children.
A study has found that diners in the UK are prepared to spend up to £1.25 extra for burger if it is sold in a ‘high quality’ bun.
The Real Bread Campaign has published issue 35 of the loaf lovers’ magazine.
Join Hungry City author Carolyn Steel, Guardian journalist Felicity Lawrence, RSPB biodiversity specialist Lucy Bjorck and Kath Dalmeny of Sustain for an evening of debate on the future of our food system, post-Brexit.
In late 2017, the Real Bread Campaign invited its supporters and friends to share their views on why they joined, how things are going and what direction it should take now. Our survey said…
The End Hunger UK campaign, along with the Poetry Society and the Young poets network are inviting young people to enter their poetry challenge.
Two Real Bread Campaign supporters have been selected by judges as finalists in the Best Food Producer and Best Shop or Market categories of the annual awards.
As the Government prepares the next stage of its Childhood Obesity Plan, is it time to end the love affair between children’s favourite cartoon characters and junk food? asks Children's Food Campaign's Barbara Crowther.
Urban growers from across Capital Growth’s network came together earlier this month, to share ideas and kick start the growing season at an event hosted by Urban Growth at Pop Brixton.
The Academy of Change is a professional development programme for NGOs active in sustainability and climate change. The Academy programme aims to build skills in getting target groups to follow more sustainable behaviour.
Applications are now open to newbie small food producers and businesses for mentoring and business support from The Seed Fund’s Seed Academy.
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.
Sarah Williams, Programme Director at Sustain, reflects on urban farming in London as Capital Growth heads for its tenth anniversary, having supported over 2,700 community food growing spaces.
Today, Love Food Hate Waste launches a four-week campaign to help people stop their loaf leftovers in the bread bin ending up in the bin bin.
The Centre for Food Policy’s next Food Thinkers event discusses consumer trust in food system.
Our capital is the world’s largest Fairtrade city, so what can we Londoners do to support and celebrate this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight, which runs until 11 March?
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.
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