There is growing awareness that the 15 million tonnes of food wasted in the UK each year isn’t ok.
But waste isn’t the only problem: our diets affect the climate.
Eating sustainably could achieve a 25% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions across the EU food supply chain. It’s vital that we learn how to eat seasonally and locally, and we need infrastructure and initiatives to help us do that.
Eating local has added benefits too; creating the networks needed to source and distribute food also builds communities, as some of the projects profiled below demonstrate.
So, in no particular order, here are 10 top food sustainability initiatives bringing creativity and food together to tackle social and environmental problems.