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Food Prices Blog Series: November Monthly Blog
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Food Prices Blog Series: Why are food prices rising?
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The Food Foundation call on Government to expand eligibility for Free School Meals
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We're Hiring - Office Administrator
The Food Foundation are hiring for an office administrator
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#Act4Food #Act4Change at COP26
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Emergency Food Planning for cities webinar series launches
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The Food Foundation's response to Spending Review announcement
Today’s announcement that the Holiday Activities and Food Programme will continue to be funded shows that the Government recognise the importance of providing vulnerable children with nutritious food during the school holidays.
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Global youth calls on COP26 leaders to make food a focus
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Letter from Marcus Rashford and major food CEOs to Chancellor Rishi Sunak
This letter appeared in the Sunday Times on 24th October 2021
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Free School Meals and why they matter
Season 6, Ep. 3 In this episode, The Food Foundation ambassadors Fayeth and Beth explore the stigma and availability of healthy options in free school meals, and the trail blazing example set by the Scottish government.
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Why is it vital the Government invest in nutrition programmes?
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Plating Up Progress 2021
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Supermarkets urged to take action on plant-based food reporting
New report from The Food Foundation highlights the urgency with which food businesses need to start transparently reporting on health and sustainability metrics
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Food price hike puts pressure on poor families struggling to feed their children
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Committed Cities Gather for Key Annual Forum on Urban Food
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The Food Foundation at COP26
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Evaluation of the Holiday Activities and Food Programme
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2021 - a seminal year for food policy
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Millions of Parents Facing Food Insecurity Due to Soaring Energy Bills and Rising Food Prices
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We win the Big Impact Award for the End Child Food Poverty coalition
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70,000 young people mobilise to offer solutions to transform life-threatening food systems
Alarm bells are ringing – set by 70,000 young people and allies around the world, distressed by the state of current food systems, which are letting the planet, current, and future generations down: 
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Holiday Activities and Food Programme
Season 6, Ep. 2 This week, Beth, one of The Food Foundation's teenage ambassadors, takes us back to the heady days of summer when holiday activity programmes funded by the Government gave so many kids a chance to get at least one good meal a day. A host of parents, teachers and play scheme leaders explain why it's vital that the Holiday Activities and Food Programme continues to support families in need. 
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Marcus Rashford MBE Launches National Campaign Calling on MPs to Back Recommendations to End Child Food Poverty
Marcus Rashford, MBE supports 3 recommendations in the National Food Strategy to help feed the nation’s children as food insecurity levels rise across the UK.    
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A Year of Children's Food 2020-2021
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Feeding Our Futures
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Valley Fest
Season 6, Ep. 1 Join Asha and the Food Foundation's young food advocates as they camp out for a weekend of growth, learning and creativity at Valley Fest in Somerset. As they develop their understanding of food system transformation and their advocacy and campaigning skills in a fun and engaging environment, they're inspired by business leaders, campaigners, politicians, and policy makers, as well as young food advocates, activists, artists and entrepreneurs.   
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Youth4Food Activist Event Launches Global Campaign to Change the Food System
100 young activists aged between 14 and 24 attended the first ever Youth4Food Activism event at Valleyfest, Somerset from Saturday 31st July to Sunday 1st August.
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Veg Summit Series 2021
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New map shows where millions of UK residents struggle to access food
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Our priorities from the National Food Strategy
Our priorities from the National Food Strategy
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Investors’ letter supporting the National Food Strategy recommendations
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National Food Strategy Youth Consultation
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Special - National Food Strategy Youth Consultation 2
Season 5, Ep. 2 The Food Foundation spoke to 426 young people across the country in September and October 2020 to find out their views and priorities for the future of food in Britain.   Twenty of those young people joined together on Zoom to dive deeper into food systems and refine their ideas and priorities. They then presented their policy proposals to invited decision makers. The report and their recommendations fed directly into the National Food Strategy. 
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Special - National Food Strategy Youth Consultation
Season 5, Ep. 1 The Food Foundation spoke to 426 young people across the country in September and October 2020 to find out their views and priorities for the future of food in Britain. Twenty of those young people joined together on Zoom to dive deeper into food systems and refine their ideas and priorities. They then presented their policy proposals to invited decision makers. The report and their recommendations fed directly into the National Food Strategy.
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Food Foundation Welcomes 'Bold and Exciting' National Food Strategy
Youth Consultation Report, Podcasts and Film released 
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Ahead of the National Food Strategy New Report Shows Inequity, Obesity Levels and Affordability of Healthy Food are Top Priorities
The Broken Plate Report released today from The Food Foundation shows the state of our current food system and the huge challenges we face in ensuring that everyone in the UK can afford and access a healthy and sustainable diet. 
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The Broken Plate 2021 Launch Webinar
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The Broken Plate 2021
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Peas Please Awards – 2021 Winners Announced by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall in special event broadcast from River Cottage
2021 Winners announced today by the Peas Please Initiative 
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Webinar Series: A Food Strategy For Your City
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New Kids Meals Map Launches Today to Support Marcus Rashford Campaign
NEW KIDS MEALS MAP LAUNCHES SHOWING WHO IS OFFERING FREE CHILDREN’S MEALS OVER HALF TERM 
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Young Food Ambassadors podcast series win Guild of Food Writers 2021 Award for Investigative Journalism #Right2Food podcast series wins top award
The podcast series features Marcus Rashford, Dame Emma Thompson and Melissa Hemsley and explores the human stories behind the Covid 19 statistics on Food Poverty in the UK.
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The Food Foundation launches film to support Government’s expanded £220m Holiday Activities and Food Programme to encourage parents to sign up this summer, with the support of Marcus Rashford, MBE
The Food Foundation today called on parents to sign their children up for the Government’s expanded Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme this summer, with the support of Henry Dimbleby MBE and Marcus Rashford MBE.
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100 Businesses Pledge to increase vegetable consumption across the UK
Transparent reporting becoming a vital tool in transforming the food system in lead up to COP26 
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Veg Facts 2021
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Celebrities become Evil Veg in Brand New TV Advert to Launch Third Year of ‘Eat Them To Defeat Them’ Campaign for ITV and Veg Power
Dame Emma Thompson, Amanda Holden, Jamie Oliver, Stephen Mulhern, Giovanna Fletcher and Ranvir Singh voice evil veg characters in the latest advert to get children to eat their veg 
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Parliamentary Briefing: End Child Food Poverty – No Child Should Be Going Hungry 2021
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Food insecurity and debt are the new reality under lockdown
New data from our fourth YouGov survey since lockdown began has found that food insecurity and debt are the new reality under lockdown, with four million adults borrowing money and ethnic minorities most at risk of food poverty. Food insecurity affecting nearly five million adults in the UK with no plan for government help
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Actions4Change
Season 4, Ep. 1 Sixteen-year-old food activist, Saffron Stedall introduces us to some of the young campaigners behind a global youth movement called Act4Food Act4Change. She hears their stories and why they're taking their Actions4Change, the first ever list of asks of governments and businesses all over the world need in order to transform our broken food system to the UN Food Systems Summit.
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International Discussion Paper: Exploring the practicalities of benchmarking food industries in different countries and contexts
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100 Organisations Pledge to increase vegetable consumption across the UK
100 Organisations Pledge to increase vegetable consumption across the UK
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Messaging For Good
Season 3, Ep. 4 Ever wondered if advertising healthy food to kids on TV could change the way they snack? In the final episode in the series, Gilly Smith is joined by Abbie Parkes Holden and Charlie Thurloe, two of the young people helping the Food Foundation to find fresh new ideas to change the food system, look at some extraordinary examples of positive messaging that could reduce obesity.
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Unravelling The Food Chain
Season 3, Ep. 3 This week Gilly Smith is joined by Subhan Shan, one of 426 young people who the Food Foundation consulted to find fresh new policy ideas for the National Food Strategy. They explore the ways in which we have to count the carbon footprint of our current food system and how we begin to start looking for solutions. And... they find the answer!  
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Plating Up Progress Policy Briefing
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The Rise of the Food Club
Season 3, Ep. 2 In a special collaboration with the delicious. podcast for delicious. magazine, Gilly Smith introduces us to a group of young people, some of whom have experienced first-hand food poverty, to explore how to make the food system fairer. All four episodes of the delicious. podcast have been produced in partnership with The Food Foundation and the Right2Food podcast.
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Brand new Podcast featuring Marcus Rashford, Dame Emma Thompson and Melissa Hemsley in discussion with young people about the Children’s #Right2Food Campaign.
In a new podcast, Footballer Marcus Rashford talks to young people and Dame Emma Thompson from the Children’s Right2Food Campaign about overcoming stigma and channelling personal experience of food poverty into campaigning. 
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The Influencers
Season 3, Ep. 1 In a special collaboration with the delicious. podcast for delicious. magazine, Gilly Smith introduces us to a group of young people, some of whom have experienced first-hand food poverty, to explore how to make the food system fairer. All four episodes of the delicious. podcast have been produced in partnership with The Food Foundation and the Right2Food podcast.
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Covid-19: latest impact on food
Food Foundation Covid-19 analysis of our second round of surveys on food insecurity in the pandemic.
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Food Foundation and PLMR Win Award for Kids Meals Map
Food Foundation and PLMR Win Award for Kids Meals Map
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Coalition calls for action on food from next Mayor of London
The coalition, coordinated by Sustain’s London Food Link team, along with Food Foundation, Feedback, School Food Matters and The Orchard Project
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A Crisis within a Crisis: Food Insecurity and Covid-19
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Veg Voice Report: Covid Veg
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Food Foundation Release New Report Showing Pandemic Effect on Food Insecurity Remains a Crisis
#ENDCHILDFOODPOVERTY CAMPAIGN 
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A Crisis Within a Crisis: The Impact of Covid-19 on Household Food Security
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Plating Up Progress Toolkit 2020
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Food Cities 2022 Launch Event
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Statement – Food Foundation calls for transparency in Free School Meals parcels
Statement – Food Foundation calls for transparency in Free School Meals parcels
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Marcus Rashford MBE and Jamie Oliver MBE Write to Government Calling for Urgent Review of Free School Meals
Letter calling for urgent review of Free School Meals sent to PM Boris Johnson  
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Letter to Prime Minister asking for Free School Meals review 2021
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Food Foundation calls for Urgent Government Review of School Food  
In light of recent developments on current food provision for Free School Meal pupils during Covid-19 school closure, we are calling on the Government to conduct an urgent comprehensive review into Free School Meal policy across the UK to feed into the next Spending Review. The review should be debated in Parliament and published before the summer holidays.     It needs to:  
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2021 is the International year of fruits and vegetables
The United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) officially launched the International Year of Fruit and Vegetables (IYFV) on 15 December 2020.
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Food Foundation calls for Urgent Government Review of School Food
Food Foundation calls for Urgent Government Review of School Food
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Rice, peas and plantain
Season 2, Ep. 3 When refugees and migrants were plunged into food insecurity at the start of the pandemic, losing zero hour contracts and part time jobs, Brighton’s Minority Ethnic Community Partnership (BMECP) became much more than a food bank with its culturally appropriate foods and friendship.
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Ital: Rasta food and friendship for Lambeth's poorest families
Season 2, Ep. 2 Sister Marcia and Sister Stella of the Rastafari Movement UK are proud to be able to use their Rasta creed to feed the most vulnerable in their community in South London. By gathering surplus organic fruit and veg from their members’ allotments, they deliver ital, the rasta word for nutrition, to those who can barely afford to feed their families throughout the pandemic.  
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Dame Emma Thompson Introduces New Podcast Series From Children's Right2Food Campaign
Dame Emma Thompson, the Children’s Right2Food Campaign Ambassador, introduces a new series of podcasts in the Right2Food Campaign. The podcasts tell the stories of those on the frontline who will be trying to feed the millions of families and children facing food insecurity over the Christmas holidays.
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Our Kitchen on the Isle of Thanet
Season 2, Ep. 1 Sixty nine-year-old food campaigner, Sharon Goodyer shows us how her private members' food club in Margate could radically change the food system and enable the poorest to afford to cook and eat healthy, delicious food every day of the week. 
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Veg Fest 2020: a week long e-conference celebrating all things Veg!
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2020 Peas Please Progress report
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A No Deal Brexit will increase fruit and vegetable prices on 1st January 2021
A No Deal Brexit will increase fruit and vegetable prices on 1st January 2021
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How can investors, businesses and governments build towards a healthier and more sustainable food industry post-pandemic?
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New Report from the Food Foundation calls on food industry to set and report on health and sustainability targets 
A new report from the Food Foundation that analyses the performance of supermarkets, caterers and restaurants against key metrics finds a significant number do not have any health or sustainability sales targets.  
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Plating Up Progress 2020
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Food Foundation welcomes significant step in support of #endchildfoodpoverty after Government announcement
Following a major public campaign, the Government has announced a significant funding package to help alleviate child food poverty. The #endchildfoodpoverty campaign led by Marcus Rashford MBE shows the importance of listening to children and vulnerable families who have shared their experiences of food poverty, to increase awareness and inform Government policy.
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Seasonal Overseas Labour and a New UK Entrants Scheme
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Christmas holiday hunger letter from Civil Society coalition to Department for Education 2020
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Letter to The Chancellor about Healthy Start 2020
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Marcus Rashford Petition Hits 1 Million Signatures
Marcus Rashford Petition calling on Government to commit funding to the 3 recommendations in the National Food Strategy hits 1 million signatures 
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Parliamentary Briefing: Protecting Vulnerable Children's Diets 2020
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Education Leaders Join Marcus Rashford Campaign Calling for Government to Act on Child Food Poverty
Education Leaders ask Ministers to act in support of Marcus Rashford’s Campaign to #endchildfoodpoverty 
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Education Leaders letter to Ministers on Free School Meals and Holiday Provision 2020
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Marcus Rashford MBE Launches Petition to Urge UK Government to Act Without Delay on Ending Child Food Poverty
The England International Footballer launches Parliamentary Petition on Government website, calling on the General Public to pledge support to #endchildfoodpoverty.   
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Demand for Free School Meals Rises Sharply as the Economic Impact of Covid-19 on Families Bites
#ENDCHILDFOODPOVERTY CAMPAIGN 
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Annual Reports
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Representation to Comprehensive Spending Review 2020
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The Broken Plate 2020
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COVID-19: Impact of unemployment on food insecurity in the UK
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Bristol Food Club
Season 1, Ep. 4 This week the Food Foundation's food ambassadors Dev and Asha report from Bristol on the weekly food club which brings early years education and food surplus together to provide local families with quality food boxes and a community that cares about what we eat.
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Cook It!
Season 1, Ep. 3 This week The Food Foundation's young ambassadors Shane and Anna report from Portadown and the summer Cook It course, a 4-week cookery programme which supports members of immigrant communities and kids on free school meals. 
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Covid-19 and the convenience store sector
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Evelyn Community Store
Season 1, Ep. 2 This week, Food Foundation's ambassadors Rabiya and Saffy tell the story of The Evelyn Community store in Lewisham and hear from three single parents and their children who have found a lifeline in this local community centre.
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Food Foundation Response to Lords report ‘Hungry for change: fixing the failures in food’
Food Foundation Response to Lords report ‘Hungry for change: fixing the failures in food’
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What next for children’s food?
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Children’s Right2Food Charter
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Lockdown Life
Season 1, Ep. 1 Jani, Beth and Jacob are among the Food Foundation young ambassadors reporting from the front line of food poverty. Here they tell how COVID-19 has affected the most vulnerable groups in British society, from access to food and free school meal vouchers to the threat of holiday hunger and food insecurity for thousands of children this summer.
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A briefing from Lord Krebs on 'Hungry for Change'
A briefing from Lord Krebs on the final report from the House of Lords Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment.
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Covid-19 – an opportunity or a crisis for food system transformation at the city level?
Over the past three years, the Food Foundation has been facilitating a learning partnership between Birmingham, UK, and Pune, India. This involves the development of policies and practices to support city led transformation of food systems.
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Covid-19 case studies of emergency food provision in Birmingham, UK, and Pune, India
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Parliamentary briefing: Free School Meal Holiday Provision in England 2020
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Veg Facts 2020: In Brief
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TOM’S STORY: challenges to accessing an affordable healthy diet, and opportunities for change
TOM’S STORY: challenges to accessing an affordable healthy diet, and opportunities for change
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Webinar Series: Food Insecurity during Covid-19
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Covid-19 UK Veg Box Scheme Report
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Five million people in households with children have experienced food insecurity since lockdown started
Today we release the third of our surveys on how people are managing to secure the food they need during the Covid-19 crisis.
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Vulnerability to food insecurity since the COVID-19 lockdown
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Right2Food: The Pilot
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Healthy Food Economy Policy Audit Tool
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2019 Peas Please Progress report
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London Children’s Food Insecurity briefing
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Eating out of the home in Pune
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Food Foundation Submission to The National Food Strategy Call for Evidence 2019
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Food Foundation response to the Advancing our health prevention in the 2020s, 2019
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Peas Please Submission to National Food Strategy Call for Evidence, 2019
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Submission to the Health and Social Care Committee’s Inquiry on Childhood Obesity October 2019
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Submission to Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment 2019
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Plating Up Progress Part 2
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Plating Up Progress Part 1
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Children’s Future Food Inquiry
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Launch of the Children’s Future Food Inquiry final report
Launch events in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
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The Broken Plate 2019
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Healthy Returns: Opportunities for market-based solutions to childhood obesity
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Parliamentary briefing on the Agriculture Bill 2018
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The Vegetable Summit 2018
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2018 Peas Please Progress Report
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Affordability of the UK’s Eatwell Guide
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Fruit and Vegetable Alliance Launch
The launch of the Fruit and Vegetable Alliance took place in Parliament with the support of Helen Whately MP and the APPG for Fruit and Vegetable Growers.
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Fruit and Vegetable Alliance Submission to DEFRA’s Health and Harmony Consultation 2018
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Food Foundation response to Health Select Committee Inquiry on Childhood Obesity 2018
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Food Foundation response to DEFRA’s Health and Harmony consultation
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Food Foundation submission to EFRA Committee Inquiry on Health &Harmony 2018
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Response to Scottish Government Consultation on obesity plan 2018
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Eating Better for Less
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Farming for 5-A-Day
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The Vegetable Summit 2017
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British kids’ diets the worst in Europe - The Food Foundation calls for an action plan for good food at parliamentary meeting
British kids’ diets the worst in Europe - The Food Foundation calls for an action plan for good food at parliamentary meeting.
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International Learning Series
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Roundtable discussion: Demand-side incentives to fruit and veg consumption
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Household Food Insecurity: the missing data
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Food Environment Policy Index
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Parliamentary event: The case for measuring UK household food-insecurity
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Veg Facts 2016
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Measuring household food insecurity in the UK and why we must do it
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The Sustainable Development Goals in the UK inquiry
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Submission to Committee of Advertising Practice 2016
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Do we really have a choice with unhealthy food 3 times cheaper than healthy food?
Do we really have a choice with unhealthy food 3 times cheaper than healthy food?
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Time to Count the Hungry
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Force-Fed
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Food and the EU Referendum
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#MakeRioCount: Nutrition for Growth Commitment
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Learning from Brazil
Learning from Brazil
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Brexit or Bremain?
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Going for a UK Gold for Food and Nutrition – Let’s #MakeRioCount
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Sugar Reduction: What do parliamentarians say?
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