The Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens (FCFCG) needs you! They are putting together a new guidance document aimed at improving community access to growing spaces in Wales and would like to hear your thoughts and opinions. The document is being produced in response to The Welsh Government’s Paper ‘Improving the availability of allotments […]
Cardiff Council has successfully gained accreditation as a Living Wage employer and has become the 2,000th accredited organisation in the UK. The announcement was made at a Welsh Living Wage Week breakfast at IKEA on 2 November 2015. Living Wage Week takes place every year in the first week of November and is a UK-wide celebration of the Living […]
Riverside Community Markets Association (RCMA) in Cardiff and Cardiff University have undertaken a joint research project, to explore the possibility of creating a permanent local food shop in the city. The shop would not only sell local food, but would also feature community-building functions such as a cafe, kitchen and meeting spaces, making it more […]
This week chefs, gardeners, farmers and many more join forces to launch the Countryside Classroom Passport, as Countryside Classroom launches in the UK. Countryside Classroom is led by FACE (Farming and Countryside Education) and is supported by hundreds of organisations, charities and individuals who have come together with the sole aim of making it easier […]
We are thrilled to confirm that Food Cardiff has been nominated for three prestigious awards by Sustain Wales, the leading organisation for sustainable development in Wales. Following recent BBC coverage in which it was lauded as a “lifeline for parents”, Food Cardiff is now celebrating recognition for its contribution towards Cardiff’s thriving food scene. Its Food […]
This summer, Food Cardiff worked with partners across the city to deliver the Summer Holiday Enrichment Programme (SHEP), providing nutritious meals, sport and learning to children living in socially deprived areas of the city. Running in 5 schools throughout August, the pilot was visited by Assembly Members and Councillors, culminating in BBC coverage in which […]
1 September 2015 – Our favourite Welsh hill farmer twp_s about his passion for local food, what it’s like to work in a school kitchen, and why rugby stars should be advertising milk.
23 July 2015 – Larkin Cen and Angela Gray feature on the new Porc.Wales website which is designed to connect shoppers in Wales with locally sourced pork.
22 July 2015 – We received this email from the folks at Fish at 85 today, and loved it so much we just had to share!
7 July 2015 – Sustainable Food Cities propose plans to cut food bank use by 75%.