Blogposts


Our food system as a ‘black box’

Imagine the food system is a black box. You can’t see what’s going in, nor see inside it. But emerging from it are all the food and drinks bought by all of us in Birmingham today. On the outside are a few dials and levers. You play around with ’em.





What’s the secret to this? Children… and making healthy food easier

The first 1,000 days are the most important in your life, the meeting heard. Nutrition for pregnant women is the first important step to better food. But after that it’s the role of children that kept emerging as potential solutions. Children need to learn cookery skills. But they don’t need to be lured into takeaways […]






Nutrition and public health

Food poverty, food insecurity

Food safety and integrity

Urban food growing

Food and the city economy

Global food security

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