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Food UK news
Ecological Land Cooperative purchases site in South Somerset to create new small farms, Oct  The Ecological Land Cooperative works to create affordable ecological smallholdings for new entrants to farming – those who would ordinarily be unable to afford a house in the countryside yet who wish to earn a living through farming.
UK farmers to be given first ever targets on soil health, Mar 13 
Community Fridge secures funding to roll out project across UK, Dec 7 
‘A People’s Food Policy’ - a comprehensive proposal for a more just and sustainable food system in England, Jun 26  Today sees the launch of A People’s Food Policy – a ground-breaking manifesto outlining a people’s vision of food and farming in England that is supported by over 80 food and farming organisations. The report draws on 18 months of extensive, nation-wide consultations with grassroots organisations, NGOs, trade unions, community projects, small businesses and individuals. It has resulted in a set of policy proposals and a vision for change that is rooted in the lived experiences and needs of people most affected by the failures in the current food system.
A People’s Food Policy is an extensive report, extending to 100 pages across 9 thematic chapters covering governance, food production, health, land, labour, environment, knowledge and skills, trade and finance - each with an in depth analysis and policy proposals for transforming the food system in England.
Britain’s new wave of militant grocers, Sarah Butler, Feb 26 
FoodCycle Prevents Food Waste and Builds Community, One Meal at a Time, Feb 8 
The Most Sustainable Bread in the World, September 21 
Sole Share, a community supported fishery, August 20 
Britain’s ‘Best Food Initiative’ goes to…, May 1 
Community Shop profiled on Radio 4 Food Programme, January 14 
A new way to buy local produce? Food Assembly is coming to Britain, July 10 
First social supermarket opens selling ‘surplus’ food - but only to local people receiving welfare support, December 9 
CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Food UK and is for news and comment in that context.
The healthiest menu for poor people? An extra helping from government, Jack Monroe, Sep 6 
Oct 9 Future proofing with kindness 
The true cost of food: what should we do about it? Feb 19 
Urban Agriculture in Little Sheffield, Mar 22 
Going beyond the food banks, Jul 22 
Feeding body and soul - an exploration of Britain's new age landworkers, May 12 
3 Incredible Ways to Get Your Community Growing Food, October 19 
How Your Neighbourhood Can Have Its Own Community Allotment, August 14 
Reaping the rewards of community growing, April 15 
Food for all, not for profit: the quest for food sovereignty, Fanny Malinen, September 
How to invent a local food culture, June 26 
Getting Dirty With The Neighbours – The Benefits Of Community Gardening, June 26 
Transition Towns and Beyond: The Ecological Land Co-operative, By Shaun Chamberlin, May 
15 tips to create consumer confidence in food retail and farmers markets, April 24 
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