Sustainable Food Places

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Sustainable Food Places (previously Sustainable Food Cities) is one of the fastest-growing social movements today. Our Network brings together pioneering food partnerships from towns, cities, boroughs, districts and counties across the UK that are driving innovation and best practice on all aspects of healthy and sustainable food.

Sustainable Food Places is a partnership programme led by the Soil Association, Food Matters and Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming. It is funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and The National Lottery Community Fund.

We believe that food partnerships can drive a fundamental shift in local food culture and the local food system and become the hub of a rapidly growing good food movement of active and engaged citizens.

  1. Taking a strategic and collaborative approach to good food governance and action
  2. Building public awareness, active food citizenship and a local good food movement
  3. Tackling food poverty, diet related ill-health and access to affordable healthy food
  4. Creating a vibrant, prosperous and diverse sustainable food economy
  5. Transforming catering and procurement and revitalizing local supply chains
  6. Tackling the climate and nature emergency through sustainable food and farming and an end to food waste.