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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A roundtable discussion open to all About this Event A Fairtrade Fortnight roundtable discussion exploring Fairtrade's role in tackling the climate emergency with perspectives from : The Fairtrade Foundation the Centre of Climate Justice, Glasgow Caledonian University Fairtrade farmers This is an online event: we'll send you the joining instructions a few days beforehand.Find out more »
The facts are straightforward - farmers and workers in the Global South, who have done the least to contribute to climate change, are disproportionately affected. Shifting the dialogue by placing these individuals at the centre of the climate conversation is essential. Progressing the development of climate resilient trade economies where human rights and environmental sustainability intersect must start by listening to those most at risk. This event will bring together individuals across the Fairtrade system – we will be joined by a Fairtrade producer, a…Find out more »
How much do we really know about food? Where it comes from, how it was sourced, what impact it has on us, our city and the environment? And how much do our children know? Food education in schools is essential for igniting this interest early on and fostering a new generation of food citizens who see what we eat as part of the bigger picture in our fight against climate change and towards greater sustainability and health. The shape this…Find out more »
Learn how a Circular Economy can help us Build Back Better from Covid-19 About this Event Covid-19 changed our lives. It has also reinforced weaknesses in our economy and society that mean marginalised communities suffer the most. As lockdown eases, society has an opportunity to build back a better world: one which is fair, robust and sustainable. As Sustainability Champions, we have a role to play in helping to shape what that world could be, particularly in relation to environmental…Find out more »
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 elections…Find out more »