Farmers, activists, academics and commentators -- a dazzling range of food thinkers and doers -- will gather in Wales in July for the Sustainable Food Trust's conference on the theme of Harmony in Food and Farming.
An accessible new booklet from Sustain member Garden Organic sets out the five key principles of organic gardening -- and there's more to it than avoiding toxic chemicals.
Sustain member Nourish Scotland is collaborating with a new organisation, the Scottish Farm Land Trust, to increase access to land for small-scale ecological agriculture.
The rise of bacteria that are resistant to all known antibiotics is an urgent threat to public health. Routine use in food animals has been identified as a major contributor to the problem. This conference aims to help stakeholders to reduce the food industry's dangerous dependence on antibiotics.
1,707,400 children in England aged 4-7 years will no longer receive free school meals if the proposals to axe universal infant free school meals (UIFSM) go ahead. This includes 251,488 children who live in poverty.
07/06/2017 Children's Food Campaign
A dental practice in the City of London has joined with Sugar Smart and is launching a 30 day challenege this June to kick the sugar habit and inspire others.
07/06/2017 Sustainable Food Cities
Help campaign for the European Council to accept ambitious food waste reduction targets, which will set EU food waste policy for the next 14 years.
06/06/2017 Food Waste
French President Macron states he will defend the right of French fishermen to catch fish in British waters after Brexit.
UK environmental groups call on the next UK Prime Minister to make it clear that the Paris climate change agreement cannot be renegotiated, and that expressing 'disappointment' to US President Trump on failing to ratify the landmark agreement is not enough.
Bristol Water joins the SUGAR SMART Bristol Campaign this summer with free Water Bar pop ups at popular events to help residents consume less sugar and waste less plastic.
05/06/2017 Sugar Smart UK
Radstock and Westfield welcomed the community launch of SUGAR SMART Bath & North East Somerset, where hundreds of residents found out about reducing sugar in their diets, and won healthy goodies through the Human Fruit Machine.
05/06/2017 Sugar Smart UK
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) today published it's Global Impacts Report 2017, detailing more than a thousand positive changes made by certified fisheries to safeguard fish stocks and marine habitats.
01/06/2017 Sustainable Fish Cities
Pull down the pillars of the EU farm policy and create a strong future for UK farmers after Brexit, major alliance of food and farming groups tells next Government
01/06/2017 Food and Farming Policy
London Food Link, part of the food and farming charity Sustain, has launched a crowdfunding campaign, inviting people to be part of the future of the voice for good food for London.
01/06/2017 London Food Link
Crumbs Brewing has teamed up with Chalk Hills Bakery to become the latest initiative to turn a slice of the UK enormous loaf surplus into beer.
30/05/2017 Real Bread Campaign
The Co-op will be the first retailer to sell 100% British meat in both fresh and own-brand frozen meat products.
A new Briefing Paper from Sustain member the Food Research Collaboration looks at work trends in the UK food manufacturing sector.
The Fairtrade Foundation is not partnering with the new Sainsbury’s Foundation pilot in tea due to fundamental concerns that it falls below the core principles of Fairtrade, and because farmers in Africa felt that it would take away their control.
Nourish Scotland wants all parties contesting the election to safeguard the powers that would allow the country to pursue a more sustainable food policy.
New statistics show that the area under organic cultivation has fallen slightly, even while demand is growing, leading to lost opportunities and increased imports. The Soil Association is calling on the next government to boost support for organics.
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