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
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.
Include at least 2 portions of veg in every meal in public procurement and out of home sector.
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.
Promote competitions and challenges in your organisation, school or workplace.
Organise assemblies or sessions to educate about the benefits of eating more veg.