Only 10 miles from the M25, this is one of the few small farm dairies left around London, and one of the last remaining in Essex. Rebecca Tyers from London Farmers’ Markets catches up with the family.
The Children’s Food Campaign has won a landmark ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to stop Kinder targeting adverts to children via its Kindernauts website, Magic Kinder website, app and YouTube films. But parents say rules designed to protect children are still not good enough.
Most parents told us they are concerned that junk food advertising is having a significant impact on their children’s food choices. Many reported that their children were regularly being targeted and as a result increasingly associated unhealthy foods with treats and rewards, and asked for the brands they saw, making it harder for them to encourage healthy eating habits.
The Fair by Design campaign to help tackle the poverty premium has been launched today.
Ahead of his visit later this year, Sustain has submitted evidence to the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and extreme poverty on the state of the Right to Food in the UK
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.
Whilst there are committed carrot crunchers out there, in general we’re not eating enough veg. Veg Cities campaign coordinator Sofia Parente introduces a new mission to help convert our city and nation of veg-o-phobes.
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.
The government announces a nationwide pilot to bring seasonal workers from outside the EU to work on British farms for up to six months. Sustain welcomes the news but believes it doesn’t go nearly far enough in filling the labour shortage.
Sustain with SERA - Labour's Environment Campaign - and Wildlife & Countryside link (including WWT, RSPB, Woodland Trust, RSPCA and National Trust) are hosting an event at the Labour part Conference 25 September, Liverpool.
New report finds that there are an estimated 14.2 million people living in poverty in the U.K
Community Supported Agriculture, who are a member of Sustain, are celebrating their autumn harvests with special events in September and October 2018.
Community Food and Health (Scotland), who are part of the Sustain alliance, are holding their annual Hear Say networking conference on 24 October.
Abbi Kent visits the pub that might well be the first and only vegan boozer in the capital.
Yesterday the Scottish Parliament passed a motion requesting the Scottish Government bring forward a Good Food Nation Bill.
Since summer 2016, Sophie Andre’s Elysia has rescued about six tonnes of surplus food from local growers and artisan producers, transforming it into meals they deliver by bicycle to events around London.
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.
Whether you’re exploring veganism or just want to celebrate the late summer harvests, here are five fantastic plant-based Urban Food Fortnight fiestas to tuck into.
From 20 September to 7 October, brewers across London are welcoming the masses in celebration of Urban Food Fortnight, with everything from special brews, tap takeovers and open brew days, to yoga sessions!
Foodies rejoice, Urban Food Fortnight returns to the capital from 20 September to 7 October with a bevy of culinary delights to choose from.
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) tells MPs that their certification “isn’t perfect” and will improve the governing of independent certifiers.
Summer may be coming to an end, but fear not, London Food Link supporters and friends have plenty of family-friendly events to keep you warm from 20 September to 7 October.
The assurance scheme says that it will introduce unannounced inspections for members that “require more scrutiny” in a move to strengthen the brand.
Sustain member the Landworkers’ Alliance are marching for the ‘right to good food’ in London on Sunday 14 October.
#UFF2018 is almost upon us and London Food Link is giving its supporters chance to win tickets to some of the brilliant events.
Whilst there is much to celebrate after years of campaigning to shift farm subsidies to better support environmental goods, the Agriculture Bill offers too little in terms of health or harmony. Read our updated comment.
The NAO has warned that the government has failed to hire enough vets to process exports from the UK and there are fears that this means food and livestock could be delayed at UK borders after Brexit.
Veg Cities Glasgow launched at a community growing networking event. The city has around 90 community gardens but the Glasgow Community Food Network is advocating for more.
Partnering with food growing, social eating spaces and the City Council, the Nottingham Good Food Partnership organised a 'Children's Veg Power! Festival' where hundreds of children had the chance to taste seasonal locally grown vegetables prepared by international cooks and to take home their own decorated pot of veg to grow at home.
The app was created by the London Borough of Havering to promote healthy eating to primary and junior school children. Since its launch earlier in 2018, it has seen an increase in school meal uptake of 14%.
An investigation by the Real Bread Campaign has found up to 26 ingredients and additives, including refined flour, on the ingredient lists of wholemeal loaves manufactured by nine of the UK’s largest industrial loaf fabicators.
The London Growth Hub, in partnership with small business support network Enterprise Nation, has launched new business support programme Meet the Buyer.
This cyber malarkey’s all well and good but to sate your appetite for good ol’ dead tree technology, the September-December issue of The Jellied Eel magazine is out now!
Cyrus Todiwala is the founder and owner of Café Spice Namaste, a Sustain Patron, long-time London Food Link supporter and JE reader. Here he shares his thoughts on how Urban Food Fortnight helps the good food business community.
From sourdough to smørrebrød, bready binges have been ranked amongst the world’s best eating experiences.
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.
Ahead of the second reading of the Trade Bill in the House of Lords on Tuesday 11 September, the British Medical Association has published a parliamentary briefing on international trade and health, entitled ‘Beyond Brexit’.
A new report by the Food Research Collaboration says there are signs that government ministers are willing to sacrifice food standards for Brexit deals.
New video by Eating Better encourages people to take up the less and better approach to meat and dairy consumption.
NI Executive launches consultation on future of agriculture after Brexit. Sustain member the RSPB respond saying the protection and restoration of the environment should be the central focus.
Sustain member the Campaign to Protect Rural England are holding litter picking events to show the need for deposit return system.
Last month the government released a White Paper outlining their proposals for managing fisheries and marine life after Brexit, and the public have the opportunity to give feedback until 12th September.
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.
Real Bread Campaign supporters Paul Barker and Alex Gooch again have collected honours at the annual Baking Industry Awards.
The amount of sugar in foods is now the top concern of consumers, replacing price, according to new research from the Food Standards Agency.
Sustain member The British Dietetic Association (BDA) supports legislation to ban the sale of caffeinated energy drinks to children - including in vending machines.
London Food Link has teamed up with one of the world’s most respected restaurant teams to create St. JOHN Pass It On.
New research by Sustain member the Food Foundation shows that low income households may be struggling to afford food that follows the Eat Well Guide
Peter Melchett, policy director of the Soil Association and a member with Sustain of the steering group of the Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics, passed away peacefully on 29 August 2018. Antibiotics campaigner Emma Rose and Sustain chief executive Kath Dalmeny pay personal tribute.
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