We have recently published the first edition of our new monthly newsletter, helping you stay up to date on what we’re up to and highlight some of the fantastic food activity that is happening across the city. You can read the August newsletter here and subscribe to receive future editions here.
On 27 July 2020 the City of Edinburgh Council launched Edinburgh Talks Climate, starting a new phase of engagement and collaboration around climate change. Steve from Edinburgh Food Social and Hannah from Changeworks have spoken on a newly released podcast about how we can make more sustainable choices around food. The City of Edinburgh Council would like to […]
The National Food Strategy published its first report of recommendations to Government last week, with a key focus on poverty and trade. The National Food Strategy is an independent review, commissioned by the UK Government, to rethink the whole food system from farm to fork. The recommendations follow a year long consultation and review, in the midst […]
We have prepared a case study highlighting Edinburgh’s local response to Covid-19. Many of our partners have been involved in coordinating the city’s local food response and working with the formal partnership between EVOC and the City of Edinburgh Council to provide and distribute food and other essential items to our vulnerable citizens. You can read […]
A new briefing from Peas Please highlights that vegetable production in the UK is at a 20 year low and we’re still not eating enough of it. In Scotland, the average number of portions of veg eaten in those aged 11yrs+ is 2.3. Not eating enough veg has been shown to lead to poorer health. […]