Key Issue 2:

Food poverty, ill health and healthy food access

 
 

Tackling food-related inequality is one of today’s most urgent challenges if we are to stem the rising tide of hunger, obesity and other diet-related ill-health such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Cambridge Sustainable Food:

Convenes Cambridge Food Poverty Alliance, a multi-agency partnership which aims to reduce food poverty locally

Promotes the Living Wage

Campaigns to increase uptake of Healthy Start Vouchers

Has mapped online and promotes organisations providing support to people experiencing or at risk of food poverty

Food Poverty Alliance

The Food Poverty Alliance aims to pull together all the work on food poverty that is being done throughout Cambridge.

Healthy Start

Healthy Start is a government scheme, which can help to pay for food which keeps you and your family healthy.

Food Provision Projects

Take a look at some of the food provision projects available in Cambridge.