Feeding Regions: Turning Plans into Action conference 2019, Peoples History Museum

November 01, 2019

On Wednesday 23rd October, Manchester Metropolitan University and Oldham Council co-hosted a one-day food conference at the People’s History Museum in Central Manchester (UK). 79 people attended the event, including delegates from the Greater Manchester area and other regions within the UK, and international partners and stakeholders from Bulgaria, Romania, Italy and the Netherlands. Click the link to hear what was discussed...

Greater Manchester signs up to Milan Urban Food Policy Pact

October 08, 2019

Kindling Trust had advocated that Greater Manchester to sign up to this Pact in their 2017 document 'A Sustainable Food Vision for Greater Manchester'. The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact is an international pact on urban food policies signed by 205 cities from all over the world. This step links us into a broader conversation and network about what cities can do- and how- to improve their food systems for all who live there.

Good Food Greater Manchester partnership to become the official strategic food board.

March 21, 2018

At the Green Summit held on 21st March Lucy Danger, pro-manchester Food & Drink Committee member and founder of EMERGE Manchester, provided feedback on the Sustainable Consumption and Production forum. Following her update, Andy Burnham confirmed the Good Food Greater Manchester partnership will become the official strategic food board.

ESTA Food Print Report

December 01, 2014

This report has been commissioned in order to set out what is known about greenhouse gas (GHG) missions arising from the production and consumption of food and drink in Greater Manchester, and to explore the options for mitigation. In addition, it sets out a framework and an evidence base to assist in making decisions about what mitigation options will be effective and practical in the local or regional context.

Perspectives essay: love food and hate waste

June 26, 2013

In this essay, Debbie Ellen and Lucy Danger focus on food to address sustainability in Greater Manchester.  In particular they illustrate the significant part played by food in the city region’s carbon footprint but the difficulty in producing a coordinated GM-level response.

Good Food Greater Manchester: Oldham School Catering

March 20, 2018

For the last 3 years, Oldham School Catering has achieved Gold Standard - providing 16,500 meals, five days a week, to 86 primary and special schools at a cost of just 65 pence per plate.

High quality food can be delivered without cost implications when there is both political support to do so and staff with a passion to achieve these standards.

Partnership collaborates to change Greater Manchester food for the better

March 08, 2017

Following the launch of the Good Food Greater Manchester Partnership in 2016, the Good Food Greater Manchester Interim Board is looking forward to engaging with the wider Greater Manchester community (individuals, organisations and businesses) to promote ‘Good Food’ and push forward on its priorities in the coming year.

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