Knowledge for better food systems

Growing Awareness: Planning Food Cities - Webinar 12th May

Sustainable Food Cities and Sustain invite you to join their webinar focused on how Council local planning policies impact on the creation of new food growing spaces. Hull Food Partnership will explain how they went about incorporating a food growing policy into their Local Plan and there will be opportunities to hear from experiences in Leeds, Kensington and Chelsea where new developments and policies have helped the parks service find space for growing.

Chair: Ben Reynolds, Sustain
Speakers: Alizee Marceau, Sustainable Food Cities; Hilary Hamer, Food4Hull; Gillian Morgan and Leah Lazer, Sustain.
Date: Friday 12th May, 2-3.30pm

Register for this webinar here.

For further resources on this topic see:

Sustain’s Planning Sustainable Cities for Community Food Growing advises planners on using food growing as a way of creating healthy communities.

Sustain’s report Good planning for good food: How the planning system in England can support healthy and sustainable food.

Sustain’s online toolkit Planning Food Cities helps communities use the planning system to support community food growing.