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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

27th June, 10:39am

RT @wgcs_enviro: Find the #perfectmatch for your leftover food @LFHW_UK https://t.co/RZIE5Chlmn https://t.co/aIX58KmZk4

27th June, 7:07am

RT @LindsayGrahamUK: School Holidays are almost here. Twitter respect to those in the UK preparing to deliver holiday meals/activities this…

25th June, 4:03pm

#FoodPoverty in #Cornwall...We're telling it like it is! https://t.co/GL0nrZFLnn Please watch and share!

22nd June, 7:06pm

The average household throws away £15,000 to £25,000 worth of food in a lifetime! #MakeaChange #FoodWaste https://t.co/cUTUgG5hyz