Restaurants and catering

Get more vegetables in every meal

Restaurants and cafes make up the fabric of our communities, and define the food choices of residents, workers and pupils. You can make a huge difference in your local area by sourcing locally grown vegetables, serving at least 2 portions of vegetables in every meal, training your staff and helping gather media and popular support for the campaign.

VEG CITIES ACTIONS

Educate about food waste

Support food waste education through roadshows, workshops and city campaigns and initiatives.

Good advertising

Encourage the best and restrict the worse food adverts.

Improve access to those in most need

Increase the uptake of Healthy Start Vouchers, Rose Vouchers or through other local initiatives.

Include 2 portions of veg in every meal

Include at least 2 portions of veg in every meal in public procurement and out of home sector.

Monitor and reduce food waste

Initiatives to monitor and reduce food waste with a focus on vegetables.

Promote veg

Use marketing work, social media, healthy eating campaigns or events to promote veg.

Run cooking classes and training

Run cooking classes and training for veg-centred meals.

Set up a veg stand

Set up a veg stand or corner or a food co-op in your workplace or organisation.

Veg challenges and competitions

Promote competitions and challenges in your organisation, school or workplace.

Veg sessions

Organise assemblies or sessions to educate about the benefits of eating more veg.