School nutrition programme scoops top foody award alongside some of UK’s most successful chefs.
Partners from across Food Cardiff’s network came together for a Peas Please Veg event at the Royal Welsh to debate the opportunities for the Veg supply chain. We were delighted that the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs took time out of her busy schedule to support the Peas Please initiative. She began by […]
A national school holiday ‘Food and Fun’ programme, that aims to prevent children going hungry in the summer holidays, is helping to reduce the impact of poverty and social deprivation according to an evaluation report by Cardiff University. Carried out by Y Lab – a partnership between the University and NESTA – the report […]
Taken from BBC Wales article published on 03/01/17: Funding of £500,000 will go to summer holiday school lunch and fun clubs, the Welsh education secretary has said. The money will be offered to councils in the most deprived parts of Wales to help provide play schemes and meals over the long break. Kirsty Williams said […]
There are around 170 non-school days in the year, leaving a gap becoming known as ‘holiday hunger’. Food Cardiff’s Summer Holiday Enrichment Programme addressed this and improved children’s quality of life over the summer holiday period, and as a result Food Cardiff have been celebrated at Springboard’s Awards for Excellence 2016 on Thursday 24 November 2016. […]
Written by Katie Palmer for IWA Many factors influence the way we think and behave around food. We are bombarded by marketing messages through social media, television and cinema and we receive mixed messages from the media about the latest research into what we should or should not be eating. We are influenced by the […]
‘Peas Please’ initiative calls for action on vegetables as lack of supply negatively affect the nation’s health. We don’t eat our five a day, though we all know we should. In fact, since the ‘5 A Day’ campaign started, fruit and vegetable consumption in Wales has actually fallen. Rising prices mean that while low income […]