Organisations

ORGANISATION ACTIONS

Great things happen when people work together. Take a look through the suggestions below or come up with your own and take action as a community group, charity, voluntary organisation, business, department, school, church or foundation to help more people benefit from a better food culture in Leeds.

By getting involved, you’ll be helping Leeds to achieve a Sustainable Food Places Silver Award.

Organisation Actions

Why not take action by…?

  • Reducing portion sizes in your canteen.
  • Providing compost bins for leftover food.
  • Offering takeaway options for leftovers.
  • Giving surplus food to local charities or food banks.
  • Preserving food you can’t eat in time.
  • Ensuring caterers only buy what they can use.
  • Or come up with an action of your own!

Why not take action by…?

  • Making fresh fruit available for staff and visitors.
  • Hosting nutritious group lunches.
  • Running skill-building sessions and workshops.
  • Asking caterers to provide plant-based options.
  • Having at least one ‘meat free’ day each week in your canteen.
  • Organising a healthy bake-off or potluck picnic.
  • Or come up with a pledge of your own!

Why not take action by…?

  • Giving space over to growing fruit and vegetables.
  • Setting up a school allotment or a garden for service users.
  • Allowing staff time to volunteer at a community garden.
  • Sharing food you’ve grown with others.
  • Growing salad and herbs on indoor windowsills.
  • Or come up with an action of your own!

Why not take action by…?

  • Sharing healthy eating tips with others.
  • Posting about your FoodWise action/s on social media.
  • Hosting a food action event or competition.
  • Asking your staff or students to become FoodWise.
  • Sharing food skills and knowledge on nutrition.
  • Or come up with your own suggestion!

Why not take action by…?

  • Serving seasonable, healthy produce.
  • Buying from producers in Yorkshire and the surrounding counties.
  • Partnering with a community farm or market garden.
  • Buying Fairtrade tea and coffee. 
  • Or come up with an idea of your own!