In 2014, just a few months after I returned to the U.K. from Hong Kong I wrote the following:
Tag Archives: food
Increasing Diet Diversity in Low-Income Communities: Some issues and some solutions.
I recently wrote a piece for an online journal called Impakter making the argument that we need to do more than just admonish people to change their diets and that for those in low-income communities this change can be particularly difficult. This is the text, which initially appeared on Impakter… Continue reading
Fresh Street highlighted in The Mint Magazine
Since 2018 I have been working with colleagues at the University of Sheffield on a research project, Fresh Street, that offers £5 weekly vouchers to families that they can use to buy fruits and vegetables from small local shops or via a veg bag delivery scheme. I talked about this work recently in an article in The Mint Magazine. They have made the article publically available. This is what they have to say about the project. Continue reading
Talking with BBC Radio Sheffield about #JustFood19, Social Eating, Surplus Food and Other Cool Things.
This morning I was on @BBCSheffield breakfast show with Kat Cowan talking about our upcoming #JustFood19 conference, but also Social Eating, Food surplus, and Food Futures. If you would like to listen, the interview starts at about minute 17. If you would like to attend the open events, here is the detail. Continue reading
Response to call for submissions for the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights to the UK Government
This response underpins the oral evidence presented by Dr. Megan Blake at Bristol University on 6/11/18. The hearing focused on rural poverty.
Yesterday a report highlighting the presence of food deserts in the UK commissioned by Kelloggs was released to the media. I supported the report as I feel the issue is important. Continue reading
You must be logged in to post a comment.