Pester Power or Parent Power?

Pester Power or Parent Power? Parents want to see an end to the use of popular children’s characters and brand mascots on food and drink high in fat, salt and sugar, according to a new report Pester Power or Parent Power? published by the Children’s Food Campaign and Food Active. Credit: Shutterstock image The Pester Power or Parent…

Webinar – Making sense of it: What’s happened and what next?

Making sense of it: What’s happened and what next? 14/07/2020 14:00  15:00 When it comes to food insecurity, how do we assess what’s happened over the last months to address rising need in local areas? And how can different actors and new collaborators determine what should happen next? Join Sustain for this webinar to explore how we can…

The value of local

The value of local by Alicia Miller – Website Editor on 26 June, 2020 in Business and Food, Food Movement As I wrote when the pandemic swept in, the uptake in our box scheme during the lockdown was extraordinary. Within two weeks from its start, it had tripled from our usual 60 or so boxes to 180. And through out the…

Land sharing and land sparing: We need food in harmony with nature

Land sharing and land sparing: We need food in harmony with nature by Patrick Holden on 26 June, 2020 in Food Policy, Food Systems Interviewing Isabella Tree for our recent podcast has given me much cause for reflection about the relationship between farmers and the land they manage. In a way, I was quite disturbed by hearing Isabella’s story of how she and her…

Hungry for Change: A briefing from Lord Krebs on the report from the House of Lords Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment

Hungry for Change: A briefing from Lord Krebs on the report from the House of Lords Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment Webinar  08/07/2020 09:30 –10:15 Food Foundation During this briefing, Lord Krebs will discuss the findings of his committee’s year-long inquiry into the challenges facing our food system. It will be an…