Capital Growth has announced seven community food growing sites where they will be running events and training this year, helping them reach more Londoners.
An exciting line-up of speakers promises Food for Thought at the School of Artisan Food's annual weekend of lectures.
Capital Growth have joined forces with the London Freedom Seed Bank to kick-start a seed saving programme to help Londoners regain the critical skills needed to save seeds.
FREE webinar, September 16, about engaging younger people on sustainable food issues and projects. Book now.
After 38 years of providing local volunteers and visitors with a flavour of farm life, Gorgie City farm needs to raise £100,000 if it is to survive
Large businesses reluctant to fund scheme that would pay for more trainees in the food industry
As farms and plots come back to life after winter, two gatherings showcase best practice and offer the chance to learn from experts
A new practical guide to help get more people involved in real farming and support farms wanting to train the next generation of farmers and growers, has been published.
Nourish Scotland is doing a callout for participants in its 2016 mentoring and peer-coaching scheme, which will provide practical support for aspiring and established local food entrepreneurs in Scotland.
Sustain member The Biodynamic Association are offering two workshops on composting and chromatography.
The Food Standards Agency have issued an open invitation to attend a novel foods workshop on the 4th February 2016.
Sustain members Commonwork are offering lots of creative courses in the New Year from beekeeping to bread baking and permaculture.
Places are still available on Commonwork's Christmas Cooking course on the 21st November.
Sustain member the Kindling Trust are looking for new growers to join their FarmStart scheme.
The Biodynamic Agricultural College's latest online training course will be going live in November.
From flatbreads and brioche to Kentish curries sign up for a cooking or craft course with Commonwork and learn a new skill.
If you have a passion for food production check out the School of Artisan Food's professional courses for bakers, butchers and cheese makers.
Now in its sixth year, the training programme run mainly from the Allotment Garden in The Regent’s Park, trains hundreds of people each season in topics ranging from wildlife gardening to growing salads, building a pond and food growing sessions for young people.
Learn how to make delicious vegetarian pizza to celebrate National Vegetarian Week 2015. Sustain member The Vegetarian Society are sending their Cookery School to seven UK locations where they'll be cooking the pizzas and handing them out for free! You can get a free pack by visiting the cookery demonstrations which will be in Newcastle, Glasgow, Belfast, Liverpool, Leicester, Reading and Cardiff during National Vegetarian Week 1-2 May 2015. See a full list of Sustain members.
Based outside Manchester, the training will cover key areas for setting up and running a food growing enterprise over four days between 28 Mar – 25 April. Deadline for registrations 9 Mar. To request an application form please email firstname.lastname@example.org or ask for Alex or Helen on 0161 226 2242.
The document contains wise words and inspiration from GreenCook Food Waste Ambassadors in the UK and Netherlands. These are networks of skilled and passionate food professionals, who have a wealth of knowledge about the industry. They share their advice on how to create more sustainable dishes whilst curbing food waste.
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Better Hospital Food
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Food and Farming Policy
Food co-ops toolkit
Good Food For London
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Sustainable Food Cities
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