Social Enterprise and COVID-19

As a Social Enterprise city we felt it was important to bring you the latest news from our friends at Social Enterprise UK. This research is based on the responses of social enterprises to a survey looking in depth at the impact of COVID-19 on social enterprises; how social enterprises are adapting to the crisis…

A light at the end of the Covid tunnel?

Written for the Sustainable Food Trust – A light at the end of the Covid tunnel? by Patrick Holden on 24 April, 2020 in Food Systems In farming and food systems, as in every other avenue of public life, context is everything, as I said during a discussion on Al Jazeera’s ‘Inside Story’, this past Thursday. On the programme, which…

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: 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.

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.