Webinars / London Food Link

How councils can support a Good Food Economy: retailer engagement in London and Scotland

09/03/2021 11:00 12:30

This webinar is for people working in and with local authorities, food partnerships, local economic partnerships, and anyone interested in creating a good food economy through practical work with retailers.

It will cover:

  • Findings from our Good Food Retail (GFR)initiative run by the GLA and Sustain's London Food Link team, working with 11 Councils to date to engage stores and increase access to healthy food.
  • Presentations from retail expert, Stephanie Rice and others, looking at successes, challenges and next steps in engaging food retailers in the GFR project in London boroughs including Greenwich, Kingston, Southwark .
  • Wider good practice from Healthy Living Programme Scotland’, with Kathryn Neil sharing learning from their engagement with retailers on healthy food baskets and Best Start vouchers.
 

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9 Mar 2021
London Food Link

London Food Link: This is the umbrella for all of Sustain's initiatives in London. Our work includes helping to influence local government policy, hands-on food growing training, running sessions for public sector caterers, creating guidance for independent eateries and food producers, public awareness campaigns, and joining the dots between people around specific food issues. The LFL supporter network is open to everyone who grows, produces, teaches, peddles, promotes and simply enjoys good food in the capital.

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