Do you serve or sell food?
Voluntary and community sector groups deliver a variety of services and many serve or promote food or are working to educate and reduce food waste.
Whether you run cooking clubs, are involved in training, sell food and drinks at events, your group can act now to increase the availability and consumption of vegetables.
Veg Cities actions
Support food waste education through roadshows, workshops and city campaigns and initiatives.
Encourage the best and restrict the worse food adverts.
Grow or cook extra vegetables to donate to projects and to those most in need.
Increase the uptake of Healthy Start Vouchers, Rose Vouchers or through other local initiatives.
Increase in land area used for growing food commercially.
Increase in veg grown for sale into local caterers, restaurants, box schemes and retail.
Increase the lines, quality and display of veg in retail, particularly in deprived areas.
Initiatives to monitor and reduce food waste with a focus on vegetables.
Use marketing work, social media, healthy eating campaigns or events to promote veg.
Run growing and cooking classes and training for veg-centred meals.
Set up new community garden in your area.
Set up a veg stand or corner or a food co-op in your workplace or organisation.
Set up or expand a network of food growing spaces.
Promote competitions and challenges in your organisation, school or workplace.