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Food and Cornwall

The Food and Cornwall programme aims to ‘Create food wealth so that no-one in Cornwall goes hungry’

The programme works across environmental, economic, social and political systems in Cornwall. It engages leaders and key local champions to increase skills and access, reduce food poverty, rebalance food surplus and eliminate food waste. We support action across communities and life-stages and are focused on tackling the greatest challenges to health and wellbeing.

Food and Cornwall is building local momentum and commitment to Food Wealth through our systems, including a focus on:

  • Listening to Local Voices
  • Cooking and Growing Skills
  • Emergency Food Access including Food Banks
  • Food in Schools
  • Hospitals and Care Homes
  • Food and Older People
  • Sustainable Food Production
  • Distribution and Surplus
  • Research, Evaluation and Learning

Find out more about Food and Cornwall here

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'Creating food wealth so that NO ONE in Cornwall goes hungry'

Latest news

28th Apr

Trussell Trust Foodbank Use Remains at Record High - The Trussell Trust has released it's yearly figures... Read more

1st Apr

Increasing numbers of children arriving to school too hungry, tired and anxious to learn - According... Read more

8th Mar

New foodbank opens to address 'ever growing need' in Cornwall - A third foodbank has recently been set... Read more

16th Feb

Sainsbury's Ditches Multi-Buy Deals to Combat Food Waste - Sainsbury’s becomes the first retailer... Read more

Latest tweets

18th September, 12:16pm

RT @HealthCornwall: A brilliant first session at our Truro Healthy Families programme yesterday, with many people trying new fruit and veg…

30th August, 10:55am

RT @CanCornwall: Check out this amazing website from our @HealthCornwall team! #localsupport #walks #Free #cornwall…

3rd July, 8:21am

RT @Cornwall_HW: It's that time of the week again... It's #FoodieFriday! This week's feature recipe is Scrambled Egg Muffin! The entire…

27th June, 9:02am

RT @NHSKernow: With very high levels of #UV this week, make sure you look out for others, especially older people, younger children and bab…