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.
Whether you are leading a local campaign, taking action as a participating setting, or an individual, take part in SUGAR SMART September using our free resources and sugar reduction challenge ideas.
Sustain joined thirty-four organisations, reflecting a wide range of food, farming, consumer and nature conservation interests in writing a joint letter to Defra’s Secretary of State, Michael Gove, asking him to take urgent action to save the UK’s network of smaller abattoirs, which are closing at an alarming rate.
14 cities and local areas receive funding from Sustainable Food Cities to run Veg Cities campaigns. Nottingham and Glasgow are the first to launch their campaigns in August, following successful pilots in Cardiff, Brighton & Hove and Birmingham.
How can we use the whole resource of public and private money and social capital to support thriving food, farming and countryside? This is an extract from Sustain's Brexit Forum newsletter, June/July 2018. Sign up to receive news updates monthly or bi-monthly at: www.sustainweb.org/brexit
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.
Sugardough bakery in Brighton and Hove has teamed up with Plumpton College to deliver a new bakery apprenticeship from this September.
From 15-18 July 2018, more than 600 Latitude Festival goers enjoyed sessions curated by the Real Bread Campaign as guests of Theatre of Food
On 22 June 2018, an organic sourdough loaf baked by Woodlea Stables was named overall winner in the second annual Scottish Bread Championship.
On Saturday 7 July, more than 60 bakers, millers and other Real Bread lovers enjoyed twelve hours of baking, clay oven making and chatting at the Real Bread Campaign and Brook Food Processing Equipment’s mini-festival near Taunton.
With just one week until the Real Bread lovers’ event on 7 July, ‘The Dough Anarchist’ is the latest expert to be announced, and ticket sales end on Wednesday 4 July.
The Real Bread Campaign has secured slots in the Theatre of Food across the weekend of 13-15 July at Henham Park in Suffolk.
Somerset’s first food trail - the culinary equivalent of an art trail - takes place 20 July - 29 July.
Do you think that shoppers and small, independent local bakeries deserve better protection from the effects of incomplete loaf labelling and potentially misleading marketing?
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.
Every baker on the podium in the bread category of this year’s awards is a Real Bread Campaign supporter.
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.
New research from Fields in Trust demonstrates that parks & green spaces across the UK provide people with over £34 billion of health & wellbeing benefits.
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!
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.
A very useful compendium of food and farming evidence has been published by Defra.
A campaign is running to install drinking fountains in Loughborough town centre.
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.
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 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.
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.
The Real Bread Campaign has published issue 35 of the loaf lovers’ magazine.
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…
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.
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.
The Friends of Ruskin Park are looking for passionate volunteers with a variety of skills to help run this year’s Ruskin Park Wheat Growing project.
Want to support a farmer but don’t have the time to get your fingers green? #OurField is a farming collective that connects citizens to the food they eat and supports local sustainable farming practices.
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.
Applications are now open to newbie small food producers and businesses for mentoring and business support from The Seed Fund’s Seed Academy.
If you are a Real Bread baker or other SME food producer looking for an opportunity to promote your business, picking up a widely-recognised award can be a great marketing aid. Here are just some that are now open for entries.
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.
Cornwall launched their SUGAR SMART campaign at the Workplace Health Awards event 26 February. Employers across public, private and third sectors were recognised for their great work improving staff health and wellbeing in the county.
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.
SUGAR SMART Cambridge launched with a sugar swap challenge competition and a big free fruit giveaway at the Cambridge United v Grimsby football match. Cambridge's fans cheered their team toward a victory and tweeted their sugar swap pledges.
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.
Bread Ahead and the Real Bread Campaign invite you to celebrate the 10th annual #RealBreadWeek at the heart of Borough Market from 1 until 5pm on Sunday 25 February.
There are fewer community retailers running in 2016 than 2006. Two new pieces of research from NHS Health Scotland recommend working together to ensure that low income communities can still access affordable, quality food.
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