No one should have to go to bed hungry, yet food poverty is growing rapidly. So how can we help? End Hunger Week runs from 13-21 October and is an opportunity for people, communities and businesses to unite and campaign for change in the root causes of poverty, as well as work together to respond to offer food lifelines to those in need.
An open event at Westminster will discuss the effect of agriculture on climate change.
London grew, we made, we cooked, we foraged and we saved. We look back at some of our favourite events and ahead to how you can enjoy as urban food all year round.
Enfield Council has teamed up with London Food Link supporter Gourmet Goat to become the first in the UK to be awarded a top rating by the Sustainable Restaurant Association for its Civic Centre restaurant.
The Real Bread Campaign has added experts to its 10th anniversary networking and fundraising evening on 26 November, which is already fully-booked
The end of Urban Food Fortnight is nigh, but whether you like to grow, make, save, cook or just enjoy great food and beverages there are still some outstanding events left that you won't want to miss.
London Food Link and Capital Growth are inviting those looking for their place in the field of good food, to join them for a day of inspiration, discussion and learning. The Roots to Work conference takes place on Thursday 18 October at the Bargehouse, on the Thames as part of the Gaia Foundation We Feed the World Exhibition.
The Urban Food Fortnight celebration continues into October with YOUR chance to WIN a hamper of ultra-local goodies crafted in London.
Urban Food Fortnight kicks off today, and with almost 100 events celebrating all that is grown, made, cooked, saved, foraged and fermented in the capital, get ready to slurp, sip and sample the good stuff.
OrganicLea food-growers co-operative need your help in raising money for a round house in north-east London.
Fancy a night in? With all these brilliant Urban Food Fortnight deals and discounts your friends at London Food Link have bagged at ultra-local supperclubs, classes, talks, walks and more? Hell no!!
On Saturday 22 September community food growing gardens across the capital will take part in the Urban Harvest, a day to give Londoners a taste of all the fresh and delicious food grown in the city. From sharing a meal to community poems, foraging tours to volunteering, there is a wide range of ways to celebrate in London's edible gardens and enjoy the city's harvest.
Don’t miss your chance to learn from all five Real Bread Campaign ambassadors (Richard Bertinet, Aidan Chapman, Duncan Glendinning, Emmanuel Hadjiandreou and Andrew Whitley) at the Real Bread Campaign’s 10th anniversary event at E5 Bakehouse.
Sarah Bentley, founder of 100% plant-based community cookery school Made In Hackney, on why Urban Food Fortnight is the perfect time for greens to envy.
#UFF2018 is almost upon us and London Food Link is giving its supporters chance to win tickets to some of the brilliant events.
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.
Hiver Beers invites you round to theirs for the launch party of an exclusive, limited-edition Toast Ale collaboration brew, made using surplus Real Bread.
It’s the Real Bread Campaign’s annual, international floury fiesta celebrating that life’s sweeter with sourdough, and here’s a taste of what’s happening in London.
Sadiq Khan, the mayor of London, announces there will be public drinking fountains across the capital from Brixton to North Acton to Beckenham.
The SUGAR SMART campaign held a successful one year celebration event at London's City Hall, bringing together nearly 100 local campaign leads, organisations, businesses and individuals tackling sugar overconsumption in their communities across the UK.
London Food Link have launched a new Good Food Map ahead of this year’s Urban Food Fortnight. Dubbed the place to find good food places, it is set to celebrate those championing ethical and sustainable food across the capital.
Sustain member the Women’s Environmental Network host a summer gathering of the Tower Hamlets Food Growing Network.
Urban growers from across London came together to share ideas on how food growing can promote good mental health, and learn about social prescribing and social and therapeutic horticulture.
Around 35 budding young growers from nine schools took part in Capital Growth’s School Marketplace at City Hall on 13th July 2018. The event gives London schools the opportunity to sell their produce, preserves, and other school garden goodies.
Sustainable Fish Cities welcomes the Mayor's commitment to sustainable fish buying in the capital, but has asked for clarity on farmed fish
There are less than two weeks to respond to the draft London Food Strategy, to shape the way that we grow, make, cook, eat and save food in London.
A sustainable food, agriculture and food tech competition is coming to London in September.
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is consulting on the possibility of a complete ban on advertising of junk food and sugary drinks across the Transport for London network, to help combat child obesity, responding to campaigning on junk food marketing from Jamie Oliver, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Sustain and our alliance of organisations. We applaud this bold ambition, as part of the launch of a public consultation on the draft London Food Strategy. Show your support for the Mayor’s proposal?
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.
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is consulting on the possibility of a complete ban on advertising of junk food and sugary drinks across the Transport for London network, to help combat child obesity, responding to Sustain's campaigns for this action. Sustain applauds this bold ambition, as part of the launch today of a public consultation on the draft London Food Strategy.
Sustainable Fish Cities, the campaign to ensure only sustainable fish is eaten out of home in London, has welcomed the Mayor’s commitment to sustainable fish buying in the capital.
Founded by two brothers with over 15 years’ experience working in the fruit and vegetable industry, UGO Fresh connects shops and restaurants with excess fresh produce with local customers.
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.
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.
Join Pesticides Action Network UK in calling for a Pesticide Free London
Shop vegan at the click of a finger…going green just got easier.
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.
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 Real Bread Campaign has published issue 35 of the loaf lovers’ magazine.
London Food Link supporters have a lightning draw opportunity to win an ad slot in the June-August 2018 issue of The ‘Eel, the capital’s good food magazine.
Ask your London local public health leaders to sign the Local Government Declaration on Sugar Reduction and Healthier Food and to run a local Sugar Smart campaign
Mercato Metropolitano is embracing the sustainable food revolution and converting a red double decker bus into a pick your own strawberry farm in Elephant and Castle.
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.
Tower Hamlets launched its SUGAR SMART campaign at the Big Half Marathon on 4 March, announcing action towards reducing sugar across the borough and helping people live healthier lives.
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?
Join London Food Link and friends at the Impact Hub King’s Cross on Thursday 22 March for an evening of digging into the capital’s urban food growing revolution.
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Food co-ops toolkit
Good Food For London
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Planning Food Cities
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Save Our Antibiotics
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Sustainable Fish Cities
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