Food Supply

How can we address the challenge of food supply and security?

Your latest stories addressing food supply

The Edible Garden Project

Engaging and educating children about healthy eating; learning how to grow, cook and eat fresh veg.

  • Food supply
  • Consumerism
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Nature
  • Land Use

Redbridge Council partnership

Planning and delivering connected community greening projects over three years.

  • Air pollution
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Nature
  • Land Use

New Beckton Park community orchard

Providing a local resource for wildlife, education and an annual harvest of fruits and nuts!

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Nature
  • Land Use

Edible Playgrounds

Offering an engaging, multi-sensory way to teach children about growing and eating healthy food.

  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Nature

SLUG: South Liverpool Urban Garden

Transforming derelict land into an outdoor community space and garden in Garston, Liverpool.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Land Use
  • Nature

Grow Batheaston

Strengthening community, creating food security, and encouraging biodiversity.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Land Use
  • Circular Economy
  • Nature

Think big locally

Why food supply?

Water and energy are two resources in heavy demand during the production and distribution of food. Soil is a living material under stress. Everyone throughout the food supply chain, from farm to fork, will have to work together towards a more sustainable future food balance – to increase productivity while reducing the negative environmental impacts from over-stressing resources; to improve and shorten supply chains dramatically; to reduce food waste; and to support agricultural changes by making healthier dietary choices.

All Related Initiatives

The Edible Garden Project

Engaging and educating children about healthy eating; learning how to grow, cook and eat fresh veg.

  • Food supply
  • Consumerism
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Nature
  • Land Use

Redbridge Council partnership

Planning and delivering connected community greening projects over three years.

  • Air pollution
  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Nature
  • Land Use

New Beckton Park community orchard

Providing a local resource for wildlife, education and an annual harvest of fruits and nuts!

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Nature
  • Land Use

Edible Playgrounds

Offering an engaging, multi-sensory way to teach children about growing and eating healthy food.

  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Nature

SLUG: South Liverpool Urban Garden

Transforming derelict land into an outdoor community space and garden in Garston, Liverpool.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Land Use
  • Nature

Grow Batheaston

Strengthening community, creating food security, and encouraging biodiversity.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Land Use
  • Circular Economy
  • Nature

Digital Bench

Inventing a solar-powered digital bench for community use in Pontypridd.

  • Food supply
  • Carbon emissions
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Energy
  • Land Use

CropDrop

Linking allotments and food projects within the same area to help strengthen communities.

  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Greater fairness
  • Circular Economy
  • Nature
  • Land Use

Green Durham

Providing free information about sustainable businesses and projects around County Durham

  • Food supply
  • Carbon emissions
  • Depleted resources
  • Land Use
  • Transport
  • Nature

Tamar Catchment Partnership

Improving farming practices in the River Tamar for a more resilient catchment ecosystem.

  • Food supply
  • Water
  • Carbon emissions
  • Land Use
  • Nature

Greenisland Allotment Gardens

Promoting wellbeing and food security through more sustainable, local cultivation.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Nature
  • Land Use

Wild Ken Hill

Rewilding and regenerating mixed-ecosystem land to combat biodiversity loss.

  • Biodiversity loss
  • Food supply
  • Carbon emissions
  • Land Use
  • Nature
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