We’re delighted to share news that Plymouth has been selected to participate in the FoodSHIFT2030 peer learning programme.
April is the month we say thank you and goodbye to Charlie, our Fairtrade Plymouth volunteer, who has been developing his social media skills as part of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award programme. Here’s what he and we had to say about his experiences.
Calling all community growers in Plymouth! Whether you’re growing in a garden, school, park or community space, there’s an exciting nationwide weekend of activity coming up to help raise awareness of what you do and how your communities can get involved.
It’s Fairtrade Fortnight 2022 between 21st February and 6th March. Here’s you can get involved to support Fairtrade now and into the future.
It’s time to take a look back at another amazing year of the Food Plymouth All Ways Apples on Tour in 2021
We’re all invited to help buy, bake and boost real bread in Real Bread Week 2022 and beyond, as part of the Real Bread campaign from Sustain: The Alliance for Better Food and Farming.
Do you think that Devon’s economy could be fairer? Do you think that running a business with others is better than going it alone? We hear from Abby Gordon-Farleigh at Stir to Action about a new set of grants and free business support for 18-30s who want to work together to create new startups in…Details
Last month saw the launch of an important resource for Plymouth communities, in the form of the Worrying About Money? leaflet,
Food Plymouth are excited to be hosting an event as part of the Plymouth Social Enterprise City Festival 2021
Food Plymouth will be hosting a virtual Partnership & Network session on Friday 3rd December 10:00-11:30. Will we see you there?
To raise awareness of how food relates to climate change, and celebrate local efforts to create a better food system, Food Plymouth is calling on residents, businesses and community groups across the city to take part in a National Day of Celebration and Action on Wednesday 29th September by sharing a photo of a low…Details
As The Food Equality Project comes to an end, we are pleased to share what we have learned through delivering creative workshops about food in local venues in Plymouth and online during the last two years. The Creative Methods Toolkit aims to equip anyone working with groups who may be exploring a complex topic, such…Details
We look back on two weeks of celebrating cooperatives of all kinds during Co-op Fortnight 2021, from food and land co-ops across the UK to those right here on our doorstep in Plymouth.
Food Plymouth CIC are recruiting a Project Manager to oversee the day-to-day activities of the Aid Redistribution Centre (ARC). We are looking for a passionate, flexible and dynamic person to join the team and oversee this exciting project which re-distributes food and other essentials across the city.
Here at Food Plymouth, in addition to our regular Partnership & Network meetings, we’re keen to provide opportunities for more informal, relaxed conversations and collaborations in between. With this in mind, you’re warmly invited to join us virtually for a shorter session from 1.30-3pm on Tuesday 6th July to share your news.
Plymouth Food Aid Network (PFAN) recently unveiled their new website, jam-packed with easy to use resources, a handy interactive map and lots more. It is designed to provide information to both the general public and to PFAN member organisations in Plymouth and the surrounding areas.
We gathered on zoom last Tuesday to talk about the changes we have experienced to our food over the last year and quickly look at some headlines from our recent Food Talks survey. We were delighted to be joined by people from all over Plymouth along with experts, experts by experience and creative practitioners to…Details
As summer approaches, come and join us for Food Plymouth’s next Partnership and Networking meeting
Food Plymouth’s Generous Earth community composting and earth repair project, led by Tess Wilmot, got off to a fabulous start in 2021 with the Fertile Edges initiative at Snapdragons in Victoria Park. Fertile Edges is a collaborative pilot project helping the Snapdragons team to provide compost and develop creative solutions to their landscaping challenges.
Food Plymouth CIC, the infrastructure organisation behind the city’s local food partnership Food Plymouth, joined dozens of organisations as a founder signatory of the Resurgam Charter at its virtual launch event on 23rd March 2021. So, what does this mean, and how can you get involved?
FOOD TALKS – People’s Assembly! Join a big conversation about food. Between now and May Food Plymouth’s Food Equality Project and Food is Fun CIC will be talking to people all over Plymouth to find out about experiences, views and hopes about food: what you have been eating, growing, cooking and buying. We know that the…Details
You’re invited to join the team at Food Plymouth to share news, challenges and opportunities from across the network on Wednesday 31 March from 10am-12 noon.
On a cold January day in lockdown, what could be better than reflecting on the successes of All Ways Apples 2020, in a year that was so very different for us all. Read on for the full report from Tess Wilmot and a beautiful video to boot.
COVID Food Conversations – creative online workshop to gather thoughts and concerns about food and Covid 19.
The Food Equality Project is helping build a fair Food and Poverty Alliance for Plymouth, from the ground up, ensuring that the voices of local people, including those experiencing food insecurity are represented. We believe that creative methods are an accessible and engaging way of generating, documenting and sharing these important lived experiences so that…Details
During Covid 19 Food Plymouth’s Food Equality Project began work on a Food Access Guide for Plymouth. This was a response to the acute pressures experienced by many individuals, families and communities due to the Coronavirus lockdown and beyond. The Guide attempts to map and support navigation through the emergency food aid available in…Details
New scheme to help people access food and essentials during COVID Plymouth City Council is launching a new scheme to ensure that people who are struggling to afford food and other essentials because of the impact of COVID-19 are able to access them. The Council has received almost £343,180 from the Government’s Emergency Assistance Grant…Details
TENDER OPPORTUNITY We are seeking dynamic, resourceful and passionate contractor to join the Food Plymouth team as our new Sustainable Food Places Partnership and Network Coordinator. This exciting new role will be responsible for maximizing Plymouth’s collective impact around food to lead the partnership, catalysing and co-ordinating activities towards our shared vision of achieving the Sustainable Food Places silver standard…Details
The government wants your views on public sector food The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee is consulting on public procurement. Online consultation closes 27th August Anyone with an interest in, or information about school, hospital, armed forces, prison, or older people’s food is encouraged to submit evidence, and you have until 27th August…Details