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12,078 helped by Cardiff Foodbank in the last year

Over 4959 three-day emergency food supplies were provided to local people by Cardiff Foodbank in the 2015/16 financial year, compared to 4714 in 2014/15. Of this number, 4851 went to children. At the Cardiff Foodbank, the top three reasons for foodbank referral were: Benefit delay 1,541 (31%) Low income 1,249 (25%) Benefit change 580 (11%) […]

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Food Cardiff wins big at the Cost Sector Catering Awards

Food Cardiff has triumphed at the Cost Sector Catering Awards, where it was awarded the PS100 Health and Nutrition Award for its School Holiday Enrichment Programme. The event in London, held on 31 March, celebrated best practice in the catering industry; it is yet another milestone for our innovative programme, which has gained praise for its school […]

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Become an Ambassador for The Crunch!

Become a Crunch Ambassador  and attend their Network Day at Chapter on 6 May 2016. The Crunch is an exciting year of activities, experiences and discussions about our food, our health and our planet. They are looking for passionate people of all ages to become an Ambassador for The Crunch and help kick-start conversations and […]

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HungryCityHippy’s tastiest sustainable food heroes in Cardiff and the Vale

In the second of our guest spots, local food blogger HungryCityHippy shares her favourite sustainable food heroes in Cardiff and the Vale.     Sustainable food is food which protects the diversity of plants and animals, and the welfare of both farmed and wild species; avoids damaging or wasting natural resources or contributing to climate […]

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The Jady Brunch Top 10

In the first of our guest spots, local food blogger The Jady Brunch gives her Top 10 tips for brunching in Cardiff. Warning: this will make you very hungry…

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Food Research Collaboration: Mapping the way forward on food poverty

On 18 January, the Food Research Collaboration hosted a workshop on food poverty, jointly organized with Sustain, the Food Foundation, Oxfam, and the Sociology Department of Oxford University. A gathering of campaigners and academics at City University London in January agreed on the need for a standard, quantitative measure of food insecurity in the UK. […]

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Why not ask ‘Farmer’ Christmas for a share in Riverside Market Garden?

Riverside Market Garden is a community-owned business. Whilst they receive some funding from grants, they rely on investment from members of the community.  They need more capital investment now in order to work towards being self-sustaining in the future. Whether you’re an individual, household, organisation or corporate sponsor – you can buy a share in this […]

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Garlands Bayside now open!

Garlands restaurant and coffee shop, in Duke Street Arcade, has long been a popular staple of the city centre. They have now now opened a brand new eatery on Pierhead Street in the bay. Garlands Bayside opened on Monday 30 November. If you are fan of their city centre branch, or if you’re a first-time […]