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These days there is a lot of confusion around what is a Healthy Diet! Giving people the correct knowledge is crucial when promoting healthy eating. Our fun, interactive healthy eating workshops cover a range of subjects designed to motivate, energise and educate people towards making small changes … Find out more about the Healthy Eating…

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If you have any food news, events or opportunities you would like to share with the Food Plymouth Partnership & Network, why not email Food Plymouth with the details and we will make sure the good news goes a long way!

Sugar Smart Update

What are you doing for #SUGAR SMART September this year? With just a week and a half to go, we have plenty of ideas and resources to help you celebrate/relaunch all your campaign activity. What is SUGAR SMART September? Our annual celebration of all things SUGAR SMART, and a great opportunity for you to kick start your…

Food & Health

Thrive Plymouth – Update Thrive Plymouth Year 6 will be launching on 29th November 2019. This year we will focus on the health benefits of connecting with heritage, culture and arts. Thrive Plymouth will also be joining up with the Mayflower 400 commemorations taking place across the city from 29th November 2019 – 27th November 2020. The marketing…

Fairtrade News

This autumn we are celebrating the 25th birthday of the FAIRTRADE Mark in the UK, and are inviting all of our Fairtrade Churches to join the party. We will be launching a new recommitment form in and a suite of new resources for churches before Fairtrade Fortnight next year, so watch this space. Until then, you can get…

Food & Economy

Formation Zone – Business Support We are delighted to bring you these fantastic FREE opportunities from our partners at the Formation Zone at the University of Plymouth’s Business School.  Rumour has it that Food Plymouth CIC Director Ian Smith is particularly interested in the ‘Run a monster business not a business monster session’! An initiative of…

Artist’s call-out for help!

Artist Laura Denning is asking for help in locating access to a (long, deep) chest freezer for one week in order to create work for Plymouth Art Weekender. The work is a series of tombstones made of ice which melt over the duration of a day, and which commemorate lost species. I have asked Iceland…

Building Community Food Projects

Efford Community Event

Plymouth Community Homes are holding an event in Efford on Thursday 29th August 2019 called Enjoy the Outdoors and we will be holding a “Get Green” picnic. This is a free community event and will be based in Efford Valley Park near the doctors surgery off Pike Road from 11am – 2pm   We are inviting all residents…

Horticultural Therapy Trust

By Tess Wilmot It was lovely to see Devonport House’s Facebook post (below) regarding the Horticultural Therapy Trust (HTT) getting a new structure to replace their old portacabin at Penlee Allotments.  It was heart-warming to hear how much Devonport House residents have benefited from being at the HTT over many years.  This hidden community growing space…

Tamar Grow Local -Tamara Landscapes Project

  Reviewing our local food system for a brighter future with the Tamara Landscape Partnership Tamar Grow Local is delighted to be working with the Tamar Valley AONB team and a range of other partners across the valley and in Plymouth on a major scheme, the Tamara Landscape Partnership project. TGL were successful in winning a tender to…