The main way that Sustain fulfils its aims is through running a multitude of different projects and campaigns to improve food and farming, with the help of our members and other supporters.
This page lists all of Sustain's active projects and campaigns; and links to key archive information from completed Sustain work.
Bridging the Gap
Transitioning ‘from food aid to food trade’ to provide healthy, affordable, planet-friendly food for all.
We believe everyone should have the opportunity to grow food as part of a healthy, resilient food system and we are working with our network of growers in London to make this happen.
Children's Food Campaign
Better food and food teaching for children in schools, and protection of children from junk food marketing are the aims of Sustain's high-profile Children's Food Campaign. We also want clear...
Climate change and nature
Sustain has taken a keen interest in the rapidly accumulating evidence about the effect of food and farming on climate change and nature, as scientific evidence emerges that our food system is a very...
Food for the Planet
Food for the Planet is helping local authorities, businesses and organisations take simple actions to tackle the climate and nature emergency through food.
Food Learning Forum
The Food Learning Forum is a peer-learning network of food focused organisations that connects and develops the food and farming sector through learning, development and peer discussion.
Millions of people in the UK struggle to get enough to eat. We’re working to change that through people-powered projects and campaigns that tackle the root causes of food poverty and ensure...
Leading an ambitious citizen-driven transition of the European food system towards a low carbon, circular future.
The Fringe Farming project is a collaboration with partners across the UK to understand barriers, identify land opportunities and local actions, and develop national policy to enable agroecological...
Good Food Enterprise
Working to provide food that is good for people and the planet, and support local production playing a part in community beyond trading.
Good Food for All Londoners
In our annual Beyond the Food Bank and Good Food for London league tables and series of good food maps, we shine a light on each council's approach to food partnerships, household food insecurity...
Good Food Local
Good Food Local supports local authorities to prioritise good food and commit to action on a breadth of food issues.
Good Food Trade Campaign
Campaigning for good trade that benefits people and the planet at home and overseas.
Good to Grow
Good to Grow Day is all about getting people involved in their local community garden. We hold national events across the UK that aim to raise the profile of community gardens and encourage more...
London Food Link
London Food Link brings together community food enterprises and projects that are working to make good food accessible to everyone in London to help create a healthy, sustainable and ethical food...
National Food Strategy
Launched in two parts over 2020-2021, the National Food Strategy is an independent review commissioned by government to set out a vision and a plan for a better food system.
Planning Food Cities
Find out how to get involved shaping the future of your local area to create a more sustainable and local food system.
Real Bread Campaign
The Real Bread Campaign finds and shares ways to make bread better for us, better for our communities and better for the planet. Whether your interest is local food, community-focussed small...
Roots to Work
Roots to Work is a platform for people to advertise and find jobs in the field of good food. We noticed there wasn’t a unique gathering place for good food opportunities to all sit together and...
Save Our Antibiotics
The Alliance to Save Our Antibiotics is a coalition of health, medical, environmental and animal welfare groups campaigning to stop the overuse of antibiotics in animal farming.
Sustainable Farming Campaign
Sustain encourages integration of sustainable food and farming into local, regional and national government policies.
What you can do - and ask others to do - to help make our food and farming system fit for the future.
Sustainable Food Places
The Sustainable Food Places Network helps people and places share challenges, explore practical solutions and develop best practice on key food issues, so if you are working to drive positive food...
Archived projects and campaigns
We are calling on local areas to provide 50 working public drinking fountains.
Better Food Britain
We want everyone to be able to enjoy food that is good for our health, produced in a way that supports good livelihoods, reduced waste and greenhouse...
Better Hospital Food
The campaign represents a coalition of organisations calling on the Westminster government to introduce mandatory nutritional, environmental and...
We stand at a cross-roads. When the UK leaves the European Union, will our leaders uphold good standards for our food, farming, fishing and trade...
Bucks Food Partnership
Providing the framework to generate and support local action to improve the food system in Buckinghamshire.
Children's Health Fund
Set up by Jamie Oliver and Sustain in August 2015, the aim is to get restaurants to volunteer to put a 10p levy on non-alcoholic soft drinks with...
Coronavirus Food Alert
Sustain's work on food resilience in the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.We are helping secure food for vulnerable people and supporting local...
Food Power is an exciting new programme working with local communities across the UK to strengthen their ability to reduce food poverty.
Good Catch provides practical information for chefs, caterers and restaurateurs, making it easier for them to serve more sustainable seafood.
Growing Health is a national project run by Garden Organic and Sustain, which is funded by the Tudor Trust, to see how community food growing can be...
Older People’s Food Campaign
Meals on wheels services support thousands of older people every day to stay independent in their own homes and enrich their lives.
Sustain ran a five-year programme of work to win healthy and sustainable food standards for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Organic Sector Development
We are helping to bring the organic message to the UK consumer with the Organic. Naturally Different campaign.
Giving a voice to parents concerned about the food environment their children grow up in.
Right to Food
Everyone has the right to enjoy safe, nutritious and sustainable food. This project advocates the realisation of the Right to Food in UK law.
Supermarkets, health and sustainability
Sustain has worked in particular with the Greening Supermarkets, Healthier Supermarkets and Race to the Top initiatives to stimulate changes in...
A campaign to protect precious marine environments and fishing livelihoods, and call for fish to be bought from sustainable sources. We want to show...