In October 2015, we published this report about a project we’d run: Food insecurity in Birmingham — a city level response? Because of this, Professor Morven McEachern invited me to be a panellist at a meeting in Salford yesterday...Read
Birmingham Food Council Director and member of the Fabian Society’s Commission on Food and Poverty, John Middleton, has published interesting insights on food poverty in a bmj blog.Read
We’ve just published the result of our project on food poverty, a discussion document Food insecurity in Birmingham — a city level response? We’re keen to get your responses to it. Please comment!Read
On 4th November, Catherine Brown returns to Birmingham to address our first Annual Meeting. Mark Rogers will be chairing. Registration is via eventbrite here. It’s timely that Catherine returns to the city. Food safety and integrity is of increasing concern...Read
Community food programmes barely touch the lives of low income families in Toronto — and why should they?
This morning I had a long conversation with Rachel Loopstra, a Canadian researcher now at Oxford University who unfortunately wasn’t able to come to our recent workshop on food poverty. She told me about some research carried out in...Read
It’s the carrot and the stick with some things to entice people and some people to stop them. A session at the Birmingham Food Group spent time thinking of what needs to be changed. Stopping? We wouldn’t allow fizzy...Read