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Good Food Local: the London report 2024

Good Food Local: the London report assesses council action on food under six key themes - food governance and strategy, food growing and other community food action, healthy food for all, sustainable food economy, catering and procurement and Food for the Planet.


This edition marks the 12th year of tracking council progress on food in London. This year, we developed a set of measures aligned with Sustainable Food Places’ six key themes. As a result, we have new sections on community food action, catering and procurement, and the section on ‘food access for Black, Asian and minority ethnic people’ has been expanded to encompass work on ethnic and cultural diversity across all six key themes. 

Other pressing issues measured in the report include how councils tackle household food insecurity, promote healthy diets, support a flourishing local food economy, and address the role of food in the climate and nature emergency. All of these affect the way we eat, our health and the communities we live in.

The report highlights considerable progress across the capital, with councils prioritising work on food despite ongoing pressure on councils to support residents through a cost-of-living crisis. There is a notable increase in the number of boroughs developing food partnerships and food strategies, to embed longer-term, whole-systems approaches to transforming their local food systems.

View the league tables, case studies and interactive maps online

Good Food Local: the London report 2024
40 pp - 2024 | 3159Kb


Published Thursday 29 February 2024

Good Food Local: Good Food Local supports local authorities to prioritise good food and commit to action on a breadth of food issues.

40 pp - 2024


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