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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

30th August, 7:31am

RT @FareShareUK: #thanksamillion to 2,000+ charities working w/ @Tesco stores & @FareShareUK to provide 1m meals to people in need https://…

30th August, 7:24am

RT @myzerowaste: Think you don't waste food? I challenge you to take a #foodwaste audit this week! #ZeroWasteWeek #ethicalhour

27th August, 7:25am

We waste £133 of food a year: Fruit, vegetables and bread are the most commons items thrown out

24th August, 12:24pm

RT @Wonky_Veg: Do you have #food that goes unsold? If so, let our @OLIO_ex Food Waste Heroes take it off your hands. #zerowaste https://t.c