Category: News

A Closer Look at the Sugar Tax: Attacking Obesity at the Root or Shifting Responsibility off Manufacturers?

Originally published in the Spring/Summer 2017 edition of CFGN’s quarterly magazine The Plot. Written by Natalie Szarek of Audacious Veg. When a public campaign calls for measures to tackle childhood obesity and encourage healthy eating and physical activity, I expect to be in favour of it. You can’t really go wrong with those goals, can…

We are recruiting a Membership Development Coordinator

The Community Food Growers Network is recruiting a Membership Development Coordinator  to support the Network in developing the skills and capacity of our members to be more sustainable, resilient and entrepreneurial. The role is 2 days per week for 8 months, £23,660 pro rata (£6,309 take home, £13 per hour) To apply, please submit your application…

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.