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Healthy Start Vouchers now worth £4.25

Did you know since 1st April 2021 Healthy Start Vouchers are worth £4.25? Pregnant or have children under the age of 4? You could qualify for £4.25 per week to spend on healthy foods if you’re on benefits. You also … Continue reading

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Food Resilience

“Building Food Resilience” A Toolkit to Support Pathways to Independence FoodWise is co-producing a ‘Building Food Resilience Toolkit‘ with local food aid providers to improve the quality, effectiveness, scale and impact of our work to tackle food insecurity in the city. … Continue reading

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‘Building Food Resilience’ a Toolkit to Support Pathways to Independence

FoodWise is co-producing a ‘Building Food Resilience Toolkit‘ with local food aid providers to improve the quality, effectiveness, scale and impact of our work to tackle food insecurity in the city. In March we held a workshop with food aid … Continue reading

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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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