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

Cooperatives Fortnight – Food Plymouth takes over The Clipper

As part of Cooperatives Fortnight,  Food Plymouth is taking over The Clipper in Union Street on Thursday 4th July 2019.   The afternoon will feature displays and inputs from Food Plymouth partners and core team members, with particular emphasis on food business start-ups and scale-ups and food from the marvellous No Whey! The evening will feature live music and beer…

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Dr Clare Pettinger – Blog Post

How creative food activities can promote self-care Everyone has a story to tell about food. What’s your earliest food memory? What’s your favourite food? What’s your least favourite food? These outwardly simple questions can be the beginning of relating a personal food journey, which is often highly meaningful and revealing. My research is all about…

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Food Plymouth – Growing Community Abundance – On Tour

By Tess Wilmot We have had our first two outings with Growing Community Abundance on Tour at the Freedom Fields Festival and Poole Farm Open Day.  These were fantastic opportunities to be part of amazing community events and to share what we are doing with lots of people. Shareen Smith, one of the Growing Community Abundance team of…

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