Accessing fruit & veg during Covid-19 – Survey

Our friends at Peas Please have developed a survey to track people’s experiences of fruit and veg access during the Covid-19 crisis. Please click the link to complete it: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQnxikQZDE4EPO7bAznwUm7kR4D7eLx9iDi2cYXwS_2bueFQ/viewform This survey is part of the Peas Please project, whose mission is to make it easier for everyone in the UK to eat more vegetables.…

Is Covid-19 driving a new food and farming system?

Is Covid-19 driving a new food and farming system? Vicki Hird is a Sustainable Farm Campaign Coordinator at Sustain, where she manages their farm policy and related campaigning. Read her blog, below, where she explores what changes to the UK food system are needed post-Covid-19. https://www.rsph.org.uk/about-us/news/guest-blog-is-covid-19-driving-a-new-food-and-farming-system.html

Covid-19 underlines the need for resilient food systems

“We won’t forget Covid-19 easily. It is a reminder that our fundamental strengths lie in the connections that exist between people. It is an opportunity to give the respect most deserved to people-scale food systems creating local resilience through personal connections between eaters, local producers, neighbours and communities.” Nick Weir from the Open Food Network…

DEFRA – Daily Update on the Coronavirus

Defra are publishing a daily update on the coronavirus response. This sets out the wide range of measures that the food industry has taken in recent weeks to support its staff, suppliers and customers, including vulnerable people and key workers. https://deframedia.blog.gov.uk/2020/03/21/daily-update-on-the-coronavirus-response/