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Hackney Food Partnership

Following Hackney’s poor showing in London Food Link's Good Food for London reports of 2011, 2012 and 2013Sustainable Hackney has helped to form a new Hackney Food Partnership (HFP). This brings together groups and individuals interested in food issues to help create a more healthy and sustainable food system and aims to encourage and support action throughout the borough.

HFP aims to build on what is going well in Hackney, such as the many local food growing initiatives, and address a wider range of issues such as ethical, healthy and sustainable food procurement, promotion of local shops and markets, development of supportive planning policies, and food poverty. And we will be helping to ensure the borough moves up the Good Food for London league table!

HFP working group meetings take place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month – see the events page for location. These meetings are open to all but are primarily for people with active involvement in all aspects of the partnership and focus on strengthening HFP and on strategy and action plan development and implementation.

HFP will also be organising interactive public meetings on specific issues and to explore new projects or areas of work. Your ideas for public meetings are welcome and HFP are interested in working with others to hold events.Edible Estates - A good practice guide to food growing for social landlords

To receive news and updates from HFP, sign up here.

To see a draft of the Hackney Sustainable Food Charter, click here 

Email Hackney Food Partnership to comment on the Charter or tell us how you'd like to get involved


Food News



Network

Hackney Food Grower's Network

People interested in Food

Hackney Food Map

Food Events


Links

24 TED talk videos about food issues

A guide to Olla pots

Building Local Food Systems: a Handbook

City and Hackney health and wellbeing profile (joint strategic needs assessment)

The City Planter - magazine for urban gardeners

Collaboration between community food enterprise and the private sector & Case Studies

Community orchards: How to guide

CPRE local foods publications

Edible Estates - A good practice guide to food growing for social landlords

Edible Geography and Food: An Atlas

Food entrepreneurship's role in the economy

FoodSave - helping small and medium-sized food businesses prevent food waste and to divert surplus food to good purposes

Food waste hierarchy

Forked!

GLA report on child hunger and food poverty 

Good food for London - London Food Link

Growing Communities Patchwork Farm map 

Hackney Sustainable Food Charter (draft) 

Healthier Catering Commitment

Is eating local good for the climate? Thinking beyond food miles

Landshare 

Making Local Food Work

Map of London’s breweries

Meat Atlas

Modern Farmer

Scaling Up the Community Food Sector

The School Food Plan

Sustainable seafood guide 

Sustain’s Food Legacy Pledge

Sustain's Jellied Eel magazine 

UK Food Statistics Pocketbook 2014


Local Organisations

Edible Forest Garden

Edible Landscapes London

FARM:shop

Growing Communities

Hackney Allotment Society

Hackney City Farm

Hackney Harvest

Hackney Hop Growers

Hackney Permaculture

Hackney Wick Food Assembly

Made In Hackney

North London Master Gardeners

Organic Lea

OrganicWick

The People's Kitchen

St Mary's Secret Garden


Other Organisations

Abundance Network

Capital Growth - London's food growing network

Casserole Club

Children's Food Trust

Community Food Growers Network

Eat Seasonably 

eat the seasons

Food Ethics Council

Food for Life Partnership

Food Systems Academy

Forage London

London Orchard Project

London Permaculturalists Ning

London Permaculture Network

Marine Stewardship Council

Plan Zheroes

Real Bread Campaign

School Food Plan network

Sustain: The alliance for better food and farming 

Sustainable Food Cities 

Sustainable Restaurant Association

Think.Eat.Save

This is Rubbish 

Tristram Stuart on food waste

Urban Orchard Project

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Comment by Michael Calderbank on July 12, 2014 at 13:16

Hello Candida, If you're interested in signing up to the Hackney Food Partnership mailing list, you can do so here.

Comment by Candida Stanley on March 20, 2014 at 18:10

Thank you for a really interesting meeting yesterday 

Comment by Kathryn Packer on January 12, 2014 at 14:57

There are some big planters at Netil Market, near London Fields just waiting for someone to give them some TLC and grow something lovely.

If you are interested in this allotment type opportunity contact Sarah who runs the market http://netilmarket.tumblr.com/contact or market@creativenetworkpartners.com

Comment by John Little on June 25, 2013 at 19:47

6 new food growing spaces and nearly 40 new food growers now on Clapton park estate.  Meeting Tuesday at the Cow bridge about the 7th.  Great place to work, great people to work with.

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