A new network is forming to campaign for a Good Food Nation Bill to transforms food in Scotland.
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.
The second reading of Emma Lewell Buck MP's household food insecurity measurement bill has been postponed due to time constraints.
The Scottish Food Coalition is inviting people from across Scotland to get together for Kitchen Table Talks to discuss the future of food in Scotland
The next Women’s Environmental Network Forum will discuss the role of women’s empowerment in creating sustainable cities.
Trussell Trust have released a report today that publishes the findings of their research into disability and health conditions at foodbanks in the UK
Calls grow for Government measure of ‘hidden hunger’ as YouGov survey commissioned by End Hunger UK members, including Sustain, reveals shocking figures that help shed a light on the extent of hidden hunger in the UK.
If we are going to make the most of Brexit for food, farming and our countryside, we would do well to reflect on what opportunities are presented by this moment in history. So says Kath Dalmeny of Sustain, newly appointed as a commissioner to the Food, Farming and Countryside Commission launched in November by the RSA.
Nourish Scotland and the Poverty Truth Commission have released a report that aims to be a practical resource to help projects think about what dignity looks like in practice and how this can be achieved.
A new report Step up to the Plate: Towards a UK food and poverty strategy was launched this week at a roundtable event in Portcullis House hosted by Kate Green MP and Kevin Holindrake MP. This report highlights some of the key issues surrounding the lack of food insecurity measurement, the growth of food charity, and the human right to food.
The second reading of Frank Fields MP’s School Holidays (Meals and Provisions) Bill has prompted a response from government.
Last chance to nominate your food heroes for this year’s BBC Food and Farming Awards. The nominations will close on 29 January.
After successfully passing its first reading in November 2017, Emma Lewell-Buck MP’s Household Food Insecurity Bill will have its second reading on Friday 2 February 2018. There is still time to ask your MP to support this bill either by submiting an e-action or by calling your MP’s office.
The government has put £500,000 into a new Food Waste Reduction Fund. The money is available for charities who redistribute surplus food to those who need it.
Next year’s symposium at the Centre for Food Policy will discuss how best to engage with food policy makers and researchers.
Today End Hunger UK released ‘A Menu To End Hunger In The UK’, published by a coalition of poverty, food and campaign organisations, including Sustain. This is a vital call to action, to solve modern day hunger in a wealthy nation.
Cities are stepping up where the federal government has fallen short. The New Food Economy has published an uplifting article on the local food policy councils which are driving a food revolution in the US.
The Lord Mayor of Liverpool has launched Rose Vouchers in the city. The Alexandra Rose project helps families on low incomes buy fresh fruit and vegetables.
Article 22 is a collaborative project set up by the Institute of Health and Society at the University of Newcastle, which will engage with academics, members of civil society and policy makers to examine the law and policy changes we need to secure economic, social and cultural rights in the UK.
Thousands of volunteers are needed across the country at the end of November and beginning of December to gather store cupboard essentials and surplus food for the FareShare Christmas Food Drive.
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