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Policy Proposals for the London Plan

The Community Food Growers Network (CFGN), Capital Growth, Women’s Environmental Network (WEN), Federation of City Farms & Gardens and Just Space have worked together to write London Plan policy proposals to support community food production and projects in the capital.

We want a London where all Londoners have access to fresh nutritious food, community space, and opportunities for training & employment.

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CFGN is recruiting – Network Coordinator – 4 days a week

Community Food Growers Network (CFGN) is recruiting for a 4 day-a-week Network Coordinator.

There is potential for the role to be split between two candidates with complementary skill sets and experiences.

Deadline for applications is: Tuesday 1st November (midnight)

The role will be a dynamic position responding to the needs of network members and requests for support from London food projects, running innovative community events and strengthening CFGN’s relationships with partner organisations.

For more info on CFGN, the job description, person specification and how to apply for the role download the Network Coordinator pack:

https://www.cfgn.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Network-Co-ordinator-pack.pdf

Email info@cfgn.org.uk with any questions.

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Housing and land activists to join forces

Re-blogged from Red Pepper

In the run up to a November event Robin Grey makes the case for urban and rural communities to work together to tackle land rights, ownership and usage
30 August 2016

essexToday, as a country, we face huge problems – widening inequality, a chronic housing crisis, a dysfunctional agricultural system, multiple public health issues and impending climate collapse. Land use is one of the root causes of these problems but is rarely discussed. Indeed, land has been the elephant in the room of English politics for so long we have become accustomed to its absence during important debates.

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