Food Plymouth is the City’s recognised Local Food Partnership

A ‘central connecting hub’ for all food-related matters in the City.

Our multi-sector award winning partnership, founded in 2010, comprises a diverse mix of agencies, organisations, businesses, community groups and individual citizens, all working together to actively promote and lobby for healthy, sustainable and affordable food as a driver for positive change.

The collaborative work of the Food Plymouth partnership is expressed through the six strands of our action plan, each of which focuses on transforming a different aspect of our food system. The six themes are illustrated in our symbolic lighthouse diagram, detail for each theme can be found on the Actions page.

Food Plymouth Action Plan

Who are we?

Who are we?

Food Plymouth and our partners share in the vision of Plymouth as a healthier and more sustainable food city. Our mission is to achieve this through promoting and lobbying for healthy, sustainable and affordable food as a driver for positive change.

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Food Plymouth works principally to the six strands of the Sustainable Food Cities framework. Through pledging support for our action plan, individuals, communities, organisations and businesses can collaborate to promote healthier and more sustainable food for the people of Plymouth.

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What’s on?

What's on

Keeping you up to date with all local food events of interest and newsworthy stories related to Food Plymouth’s partners plus national food related networks.

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Blogs and news from Food Plymouth include local food-related health and wellbeing events, festivals, markets, as well as other achievements in and around Devon and beyond. (regionally and nationally).

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Latest posts

Feeding the City – Food Entrepreneurs Event in Plymouth

Calling all budding food business social entrepreneurs and others interested in food and entrepreneurship! Food Plymouth CIC is partnering with the King’s Cross Impact Hub to bring the exciting national Feeding the City initiative to Devon and Cornwall. We are holding a free ideas generating workshop designed for pre-start ups exploring and testing your business ideas with others…

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Food Plymouth CIC – Four Years Old and Counting!

By Ian Smith In 2014, after four years of invaluable support by the Soil Association for Food Plymouth’s partnership and network (which included a substantial part-time paid coordinator post), it was announced that the support package would be drawing to a close early the following year.  Work then immediately began to create a replacement infrastructure…

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Feeding the City – New Business Workshops

By Ian Smith Food Plymouth CIC is collaborating with the King’s Cross Impact Hub to bring a Feeding the City Ideation workshop for food sustainability to the city in mid-January.  Feeding the City is a 1 year programme which supports sustainable, community-rooted, food businesses to start up.  To do this, King’s Cross Impact Hub is partnering with a dozen…

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