These are unprecedented times we’re living through, putting pressure and strain on all of us in different ways. You probably know it’s important to eat well during this time - but where to start? Our GCDA colleagues have put together some simple tips and guidance that may help. • Be a food realist, not a food perfectionist and keep it simple. Nutritious meals can be … [Read more...]
To promote healthy lifestyles to the whole population and particularly those experiencing health inequalities, so their physical and mental well-being is improved.
The Guardian – Friday 29th January Sainsbury’s has come up with a novel way to get people to take their food waste seriously – by commissioning a study from YouGov to assess the value of the food people buy but don’t eat. The study shows that on average people think they throw away around £30 a month in food, but the real figure is closer to £60 a month. It’s a bit of a … [Read more...]
The GCDA received the London Health Workplace Charter. Please see the new clipping taken from the GCDA. Click here to read the Greenwich Times … [Read more...]
What is it? The Healthier Catering Commitment (HCC) for London was launched in March 2012. It is a voluntary scheme for food businesses developed by the Association of London Environmental Health Managers and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. The Good Food in Greenwich network supports development of a local healthy and sustainable food environment and the … [Read more...]
It’s been a busy year at Good Food in Greenwich since our inaugural Steering Group meeting in October 2014. Building on our recognition as a Sustainable Food City, we initially formed a secretariat group to build some of the structures and ideas, and then invited organisations and businesses to sit on the steering group where the name Good Food in Greenwich was agreed. We … [Read more...]