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Manchester Breastfeeding-Friendly Campaign
Monday, 06 November 2017 11:11

Manchester has launched its Breastfeeding-Friendly campaign to encourage and increase breastfeeding across the city. Restaurants, bars, and cafes have been asked to sign-up to a simple breastfeeding policy to ensure breastfeeding mums have a comfortable environment to feed their infants. For more information and to find a participating venue, click here. 


Last Updated on Monday, 06 November 2017 11:29
Growing Manchester
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 14:56

Growing Manchester Programme - Open Now!

Need support to help you and your project grow your own healthy, fresh and sustainable food?  Have access to some land for food growing but not sure where to start?  The 'Growing Manchester' programme could be just what you are looking for to help you and your project get started, or take your project to the next level! To find out more about the programme and how to apply, click here.  find out more  

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 October 2017 15:00
Manchester Achieves 1st Sustainable Fish City Star!
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 11:48

Manchester has received our first Sustainable Fish Cities ‘star’ as part of the Sustainable Fish Cities award system!

The campaign to make Manchester a Sustainable Fish City is led by local group Sustainable Fish City Manchester, and is part of a nationwide project to transform the UK’s major cities’ impact on our depleting fish stocks, by greatly reducing the demand for fish from stocks that are overfished.

Manchester Metropolitan University, The Manchester College, and The University of Manchester have joined other organisations in Manchester in a commitment to remove endangered and unsustainably-caught fish from their menu’s, and support the wider campaign. Together, the three institutions have a combined student and staff population of over 100,000, and are a fantastic example of what can be achieved at scale.

Organisers are now calling for more institutions to get involved, including schools, hospitals and work places. If you would like to know more about the Sustainable Fish Cities campaign or award and would like to get involved, click here.  

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 11:59
Sustainable Food Cities Bronze Award for Manchester!
Friday, 16 June 2017 15:25

The Sustainable Food Cities Network helps bring together people and places who are committed to making a healthy and sustainable food system a defining characteristic of where they live. Sustainable Food Cities support people and practitioners to share challenges, explore practical solutions and develop best practice on key food issues.

The network run an award scheme to recognise and celebrate places who are taking a joined up and holistic approach to food. We are pleased to update that Manchester has recently achieved the Sustainable Food Cities 'Bronze award' for this scheme. Food Futures have been incremental in pulling together the application for the award, but the recognition is very much for all of the people and projects who work to make our food in Manchester healthier and more sustainable.




Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 11:02
Growing Manchester at the Moss Side Food Festival
Friday, 12 May 2017 13:03

Growing Manchester will be at the Moss Side Food Festival this weekend to help with handy hints to grow your own food. 

'Sow the City' who deliver the horticultural expertise for Growing Manchester, will be there to show you more about how to grow your own food, potting up and how to find a local community food growing project near you.  As part of the festival, you will also be able to experience tasty treats in world foods, enjoy arts and crafts, face painting and family sports and activities.  

The festival takes place on Saturday 13th May 2017 12.00 -4.00 pm in Alexandra Park, Moss Side. 

Last Updated on Friday, 12 May 2017 13:06
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