Only approximately one fifth of adult Mancunians eat the recommended minimum of five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, and childhood obesity and other food related illnesses are on the increase. While in the UK we waste approximately one third of all food, 15% of the world's population go hungry on a daily basis.
A sustainable food system is about health and well being for all – individually, locally and globally. Have a look at the links on the right for more info on combining healthy and sustainable eating.
Eliminating food waste could lift 1billion people out of hunger say food activists.
Leading by Example:
Bolton's The Kitchen is a cafe creating tasty, simple and wholesome foods that everyone can enjoy. They have lots of experience of growing, cooking and teaching about food. The kitchen is a centre which aims to generate interest and participation in local food activity. A place where people can enjoy nutritious food at affordable prices, in the town centre of Bolton.