Get the next generation on board
80% of children and 95% of teenagers are not reaching the daily recommended amount of vegetables. Vegetables consumption is in decline and is no better than it was in the 1970s, in spite of the 5-A-Day campaign.
Take action now to get your child care facility, school or university to join Veg Cities.
VEG CITIES ACTIONS
Support food waste education through roadshows, workshops and city campaigns and initiatives.
Encourage the best and restrict the worse food adverts.
Increase the uptake of Healthy Start Vouchers, Rose Vouchers or through other local initiatives.
Map and include access to healthy food in planning.
Increase in land area used for growing food commercially.
Initiatives to monitor and reduce food waste with a focus on vegetables.
Improve access to veg for children enrolled in after school or holiday activities.
Use marketing work, social media, healthy eating campaigns or events to promote veg.
Set up or expand a network of food growing spaces.
Support businesses through access to land, training, rate relief or other incentives.