CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Food activism UK and is for news and comment in that context. Image: Crowds shopping at Borough market, south London. Attribution: Andy F
  • What do we think of when we think of luxury? A Walthamstow cafe that does magic with salvaged surplus food profoundly answers the question, The Daily Alternative (Feb 07, 2023)

July 2022[edit | edit source]

Building on our food security - 2022 report
Authors: CPRE The countryside charity, Jul 20, 2022
  • We call for land strategy and new planning rules to guard food security, CPRE (Jul 20, 2022) — There’s been a hundred-fold increase in our best farmland lost to development in little more than a decade, new CPRE research has found. And 60% of our finest agricultural land is at risk of flooding. As a result, we’re telling government we need a land strategy and new planning rules to safeguard our food security
  • Rooting for farmers, Wicked Leeks (Jul 04, 2022) — Former barrister and author Sarah Langford tells Nina Pullman why she wrote the defence case for farming and why the regenerative movement offers an escape from exploitive agribusiness.

May 2022[edit | edit source]

  • How filling the UK’s unused land with fruit and veg could help make us and our environment healthier - and help fight inequality, The Conversation (May 17, 2022)
  • In a hardscrabble Liverpool location, a community "pantry" (not a food bank) feeds both bodies and souls, The Daily Alternative (May 11, 2022)

March 2022[edit | edit source]

  • Fringe Farming Report Reveals Green Recovery Potential, ShefFood (Mar 18, 2022)
  • There are solutions to the food crisis. But ploughing up Britain isn’t one of them. George Monbiot, (Mar 16, 2022)

February 2022[edit | edit source]

  • New grants to help communities tackle food and climate change, (Feb 28, 2022) — Grants of up to £5,000 are open to any local food partnership, local authority or community group in the UK.
  • How community ownership can secure the UK’s food security through buying family farms, Stir to Action (Feb 03, 2022) — How a national crisis of family-owned farms presents an opportunity for a new generation of community owners

January 2022[edit | edit source]

  • A startling UK map showing how much we use land for animal agriculture - and how much solar is crowded out, The Alternative UK (Jan 24, 2022)
  • Protein from gorse bushes could feed millions of people, says expert, The Guardian (Jan 10, 2022)

Blogs[edit | edit source]

"Awesome Allotment Blogs"[1]

See also[edit | edit source]

local information can be found, or shared, via our many UK location pages

References[edit | edit source]

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies.