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Author: Anthonia James

National Food Strategy White Paper Team visit FixOurFood

October 10, 2021

On October 4th and 5th 2021, FixOurFood were privileged to host a delegation of representatives from the DEFRA National Food Strategy white paper team. The meeting was held at Spark: York, the vibrant social enterprise container park in the centre of York and one of our collaborators on the programme. The visit was timed to […]

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Part 2 of the National Food Strategy is released

July 15, 2021

Image of children receiving a healthy school lunch

Part two of the National Food Strategy was released on the 15 July, this landmark and independent report is calling on the Government to ‘commit to an historic package of reforms in order to build a better food system for a healthier nation’. The report outlines why now is the time for action to be […]

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FixOurFood supports Marcus Rashford

July 14, 2021

An image of footballer Marcus Rashford

FixOurFood has recently been supporting The Food Foundation in their efforts to encourage children to sign up to the Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF), a £220 million government funded initiative for children across England. Both Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford and Henry Dimbleby, author of the National Food Strategy, are supporters of this valuable […]

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Sparking interest in community vertical farming

July 14, 2021

Prof Katherine Denby from the University of York is leading a key area of research for FixOurFood, developing a business model which focuses on indoor vertical farming under controlled environmental conditions. This blog tells us more about this innovative hybrid business model.  Vertical farming is a sector on the rise. It involves growing fresh produce […]

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