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Food Cardiff hosts two UK conferences to change our approach to food

Last week, as the Welsh capital basked in sun, over 200 people from 62 UK cities and 42 food alliances gathered in Cardiff for two events designed to change our approach to food. The first was the Sustainable Food Cities conference.  Our approach to the entire food system is at the centre of some our […]

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Over 120 local leaders gather in Cardiff to find an exit from food poverty

On 27 June at Cardiff City Hall, Food Power will host a conference on how local food networks can tackle the root causes of food poverty. Including workshops and speakers representing 44 partnerships, the four UK nations, rural and urban communities, those working with younger and older people, the Food Power conference will bring together […]

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Cardiff Salad Garden – an example of a Sustainable Food City in action!

Sustainable Food Cities take a new approach to food in order to deal with some of today’s most critical social, environmental and economic challenges. A sustainable food city is a community-wide initiative that involves many organisations from local authorities, local health boards and trusts, shops, restaurants and other businesses, universities and the third sector. By […]

Pizza for the Kneady: Dusty Knuckle Donate Free Food to Local Soccer Aid Volunteers

On Sunday June 10th, whilst the people of Cardiff enjoyed a scorcher of a Sunday, the team from Canton restaurant Dusty Knuckle were hard at work.   After a full day of trading at the RSPCA’s Big Walkies Live event in Sophia Gardens, they rustled up thirty of their award-winning pizzas and donated them to the Cardiff […]

The Fruit Stall at Llandough is staying put

Following a six-week trial period, we are hugely happy to announce that the pilot was successful and, as a result, The Grapevine’s fruit stall at the University Hospital Llandough will remain where it is. Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has signed the national Peas Please pledge to increase veg consumption by improving the accessibility […]

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Hungry City Hippy launches Cardiff Food Podcast

No longer content with just waffling on about food with her mates in the pub, Jane from Hungry City Hippy has teamed up with my friend and former boss, Matt Appleby – who is also one half of Roath Brewery – to create Hank! A podcast for food lovers in Cardiff.  Hank (as in Hank Marvin= starvin’) will […]

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Veg Cities Campaign Webinar

Thanks to everyone who registered for this webinar.   Below you will find the recording, presentations as well as the current account of the Q&A session which will be updated if new questions come in via email. Register your interest in the Veg Cities campaign by emailing Sofia Parente sofia@sustainweb.org   We hope you will […]

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New VEGPOWER fund launching today to inspire children to eat more veg

New fund launching today to market vegetables to children Supported by Jamie Oliver, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall & Dr Rangan Chatterjee Low veg consumption contributes to 20,000 deaths a year 80% of children don’t eat enough veg  ONLY 1.2% of food and drink advertising spend goes on vegetables  Today, a new fund is launched to tackle the […]

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Update on Peas Please and Veg Power

  Background Food Foundation, Food Cardiff, Nourish Scotland, and WWF are working with producers, manufacturers, supermarkets, convenience stores, and government and city authorities to take action to help everyone eat more vegetables. We know that 95% of teenagers and 80% of younger children are not eating enough vegetables. This initiative, Peas Please, has been running […]

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Cardiff to become the first Veg City in Wales

Veg Cities will be a feature campaign of Sustainable Food Cities from mid-2018. It will support cities, counties and boroughs to take local action to increase availability of veg and increase consumption. Pilots are on-going in Brighton and Hove, Cardiff, Birmingham, Aberdeen and London Borough of Redbridge. The rollout of the campaign is in preparation, […]