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Sustainable food plan for Cardiff

Support for local food growing initiatives, the development of a city centre food plan, fast food ‘exclusion zones’ around Cardiff’s schools, extending the roll out of a programme offering healthy meals to children during the school holidays, and more restrictions on junk food advertising are some of the ideas included in a new food strategy […]

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Setting sights on Silver at the July Food Cardiff meeting

Food Cardiff partners gathered at the Dusty Forge in July to network and collaborate on creating a healthy, sustainable and accessible food system in Cardiff. Food Cardiff meetings are open to any individual or organisation interested in good food in Cardiff. The next meeting will be on the 23rd October. Please contact pearl.costello@wales.nhs.uk for more […]

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Food Festival celebrates heritage and future of Welsh veg

St Fagans National Museum of History will come alive with food, drink and live music on 7th and 8th September as the museum celebrates the 10th instalment of their annual food festival. This Food Festival, St Fagans National Museum of History have also joined forces with Cardiff’s local food partnership, Food Cardiff to celebrate the […]

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A new approach to affordable food in Cardiff

19th August 2019 People in Cardiff will be able to access affordable healthy food, thanks to a new project initiated by Food Cardiff. ACE (Action in Caerau & Ely) has set up the Dusty Forge Pantry, to be run and used by local people, at its base in west Cardiff. The project is the latest […]

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Take the pledge to eat more veg with Veg Cities

17th June 2019 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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]