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Being FoodWise in Spring

The latest Being FoodWise Toolkit is now live: https://leedsfoodpartnership.files.wordpress.com/2021/03/being-foodwise-in-spring.pdf

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#VegRocks Winter Toolkit

As the seasons change, so do the vegetables – it’s the festive season! Download the Being FoodWise in Winter toolkit for some tasty seasonal warming recipes, tips on how to avoid food waste and also how you can help feed birds in … Continue reading

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MOF Talks (Food advice for November Lock-down)

During November’s lockdown, Ministry of Food Leeds launched a series of ‘talks’, titled ‘MOF-Talks’ which looked at various food waste topics each week with a view to engage local people. These talks were hosted on Zoom, and we advertised an … Continue reading

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Baby Week Leeds

​Baby Week Leeds was inspired by Brazil’s ‘Semana do Bebe’ supported by UNICEF following a visit to the country by Churchill Fellow Lucy Potter. Leeds hosted the first English speaking Baby Week in 2016 with the support of Leeds NHS … Continue reading

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‘Procuring Food for the Future’ report is published.

The report, a collaboration between FoodWise Leeds, the University of Leeds, Lancaster University and FoodFutures (North Lancashire’s Sustainable Food Network), explores the role that anchor institutions can play in creating a better food system – one that underpins local food … Continue reading

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Being FoodWise in Autumn

As the seasons change, so do the vegetables – it’s pumpkin season! Download the Being FoodWise in Autumn toolkit for some tasty seasonal pumpkin recipes, tips on how to avoid food waste and also how you can help the hedgehogs! … Continue reading

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Healthy Start

There have been a number of changes this year to the Healthy Start Scheme , with some more to come in 2021. In April, legislation changed therefore the need for a health professional signature, in Part B of the form, … Continue reading

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Leeds Food Policy Brief

On 22nd of September, Tom Bliss and Sonja Woodcock from FoodWise Leeds (also Feed Leeds), together with Dr Paola Sakai (University of Leeds) and Andy Goldring (Permaculture Assn), submitted a Policy Brief to the Climate Emergency Advisory Committee of Leeds … Continue reading

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Leeds Cookery School Ready to Go!

Today the Leeds Cookery School ran a test session prior to reopening for classes next week. As a member of staff I was invited to attend the session as they ran through all the social distancing measures that have been … Continue reading

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Being Food Wise Campaign – June and July 2020

Being Food Wise campaign launched….. Since the  lockdown was announced to control the spread of Covid-19, almost everyone in the UK has experienced some effect on what and how they eat. Restaurants have closed and free time at home has … Continue reading

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