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Take the pledge to eat more veg with Veg Cities

We are excited to officially launch our Cardiff Veg City campaign in partnership with organisations across the city. Eating more veg has a positive effect on our health, happiness and on the environment, but 80% of us don’t eat enough. Cardiff Veg City is city-wide campaign to promote vegetable consumption. The campaign is about driving […]

Thousands of women and children miss out on healthy food scheme in 2018

• Families in Wales estimated to have missed out on £1.8m of free fresh fruit, vegetables and milk • Coalition of charities and health bodies warn the government that more than £28m of healthy food missed out nationally Food Sense Wales is one of 26 charities and health bodies that have warned Secretary of State […]

Supporting Young People from Wales on the Children’s Right to Food Charter.

Clinical Lead for Public Health Dietetics and Food Cardiff member, Emma Holmes, facilitated young people from across Wales as they came to Cardiff to call upon First Minister Mark Drakeford for urgent political action on child food insecurity and on school food policy. Two young Food Ambassadors, Bethan and Fayeth from in north Wales, joined […]

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New manager looks to breathe ‘real life’ into Cardiff Farmers Markets

A new Enterprise Manager has been appointed to manage one of Cardiff’s most well-established farmers’ markets. Carol Adams was recently appointed as Enterprise Manager at Riverside Real Food; the creators of Cardiff’s original farmers’ market which pops up weekly on the Taff embankment (opposite the Principality Stadium). The market (which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary) […]

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Food Cardiff has a new co-ordinator!

We are pleased to announce that Food Cardiff has a new Sustainable Food City Co-ordinator; Pearl Costello. The Sustainable Food City Co-ordinator is responsible for bringing together organisations working on sustainable food projects across the city, to share best practice and work together to transform the city’s food system across 6 key areas: Promoting healthy […]

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Exciting and brave new campaign launches to help children eat more veg

Eat Them To Defeat Them is a radical new national advertising campaign on ITV Wales that aims to inspire children and young people to eat more healthily and help tackle rising childhood obesity. Despite past health campaigns attempting to increase our veg consumption, less than a third of children in Wales still aren’t eating a […]

‘Seriously brilliant initiative’ – Council’s school nutrition programme scoops first prize in top foodie awards

Cardiff’s multi-award winning school holiday enrichment programme (SHEP), Food and Fun has picked up its ninth award at the renowned 2018 Foodservice Catey Awards. Awarded top prize in the Corporate and Social Responsibility category, the multiagency initiative which aims to reduce the isolation and hunger experienced by families in the school holidays, was described as […]