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Time for a Buckinghamshire Food Partnership? Full report

How taking a partnership approach could help secure a healthy and sustainable food future


At the start of 2020 Sustain was commissioned by the Rothschild Foundation to lead a scoping exercise to see if there is demand for more joined-up work to support food and farming in Buckinghamshire.

This report sets out our findings over the past nine months in terms of Buckinghamshire’s food system: data on food and farming locally, current food-related activity, the results of our consultation, our recommendations, and the first steps needed to set up a Buckinghamshire Food Partnership.

Please see the fully-designed and more accessible summary report for snapshot headlines and infographics.


  • Summary
  • Reflections on where Buckinghamshire is now
  • Introduction

Part 1: Buckinghamshire’s six key issues: activities and opportunities

  • Healthy Food for All
  • Sustainable Food Economy
  • Catering and Procurement
  • Food for the Planet
  • Good Food Movement
  • Food Governance and Strategy

Part 2: Project activity and consultation

  • Responding to the COVID-19 crisis A summary of consultation responses
  • Recommendations: Fifteen Ambitions for Buckinghamshire
  • First steps for Buckinghamshire to create a sustainable food partnership
  • References

Time for a Buckinghamshire Food Partnership? Full report
45pp - 2020 | 1608Kb


Published 3 Nov 2020

Bucks Food Partnership: Providing the framework to generate and support local action to improve the food system in Buckinghamshire.

45pp - 2020


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