What is VEG CITIES?

We call on cities and other local areas to coordinate activity and action. From councils to schools, from food growing enterprises to workplaces, we all have a role to play to increase the availability and consumption of vegetables locally.

VEG CITIES is a feature campaign of Sustainable Food Cities, led by food and farming charity Sustain in partnership with the wider Peas Please initiative.

National Lottery £600K brings Glasgow community food partners together to act on climate change

A new project aiming to transform Glasgow’s food system and reduce its impact on the climate crisis is today receiving £629,582 of National Lottery funding.

Thousands take part in first Good Food Cardiff Autumn Festival

Community groups, gardens, local businesses and schools organised 45 events and activities in the last two months which attracted around 4,000 attendees and distributed more than 5,000 vegetable plants grown by Cardiff Council’s Bute Park Nurseries to encourage people to start growing at home.

Groceries by day restaurant by night

Eat Your Greens is a Leeds restaurant with a twist. During the day they are open as a grocery store, selling local organic produce and fruit & veg boxes. After 4pm they transform into a restaurant and open for dinner serving a weekly changing menu to reflect what’s in season.

THE VEG CITIES CAMPAIGNS