Our city hosts a fantastic range of food events, from community gardening days to food festivals, cookery demo days, permaculture training, farmers’ markets and food waste pop-up restaurants to mention just a few!
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Interested in learning more about the 2021 Scottish Parliamentary Elections? Want to see a healthier, fairer and more sustainable future for our food system? Join the Scottish Food Coalition's workshop or either 25 February (5.30 - 7.30pm) or 27 February (10 - 11.30am) The COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the uncertainties of Brexit, have put even greater strain on a food system that has long been plagued by high-levels of food insecurity, diet-related illness, and production practices that harm our natural world. The 2021…Find out more »
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. Elements of a Good Food Economy, with the launch of a new Sustain briefing and findings from our Response, Resilience Recovery report on actions London councils are taking . 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…Find out more »
The City of Edinburgh Council has set an ambitious target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030. Food is an important part of achieving this target. By bringing together Edinburgh’s food businesses and providers, this event will focus on the ways in which we can work together to make Edinburgh a truly sustainable food city. This event will explore opportunities for food businesses to ‘build back better’ as part of the Edinburgh's green recovery and determine why it is important to…Find out more »
Food for Life Scotland is hosting Scottish local authority decision makers and influencers for a webinar with international and local speakers offering inspiring insight on public food. Public food is not merely calories on a plate, but a powerful tool for social, environmental and economic change. As Scotland plans for a green recovery, food provides huge potential for positive change. Public procurement of sustainable and local food is one of the most effective mechanisms at our disposal to drive transformation…Find out more »
The Good to Grow day event is a weekend from of celebration for community gardens and growing networks to kick off the growing season from Friday 23 to Monday 26 April. Typically, new and old volunteers and community members join forces to prepare beds, build structures, sow seeds and help with all the important jobs that need to be done to start the new season. It’s an opportunity to meet new people, get your hands dirty and support and enjoy valuable…Find out more »