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.

Veg sales have fallen to its lowest level in 50 years

The amount of vegetables bought by households in the UK has fallen to its lowest level in 50 years. This highlights the impact the cost of living crisis is having on low-income families who are struggling to afford healthier options. 

Share your experiences supporting families with No Recourse to Public Funds to access food

Calling all local food and health organisations and professionals: please share your experiences supporting families on low incomes with no recourse to public funds to access healthy food, including the Healthy Start Scheme. Survey deadline 13 October.

Growing fruit and veg at home is good for health, sustainability, and resilience

Researchers at Sheffield University have demonstrated that people who grow fruit and vegetables at home eat more fruit and veg and reduce food waste.