CAMPAIGNS - York and national
Veg   Cities   is   a   feature   campaign   of   Sustainable   Food   Cities   (SFC),   led   by   food   and   farming   charity   Sustain   in partnership   with   the   wider   Peas   Please   initiative.   The   aim   of   Veg   Cities   is   to   increase   availability   and consumption   of   vegetables.   Food   partnerships   and   local   authorities   can   achieve   this   by   working   with   a range   of   local   businesses   and   organisations,   from   convenience   stores   to   schools   and   local   markets,   in   six different areas: Promote veg  through marketing work, public facing campaigns, challenges and competitions Improve   access   to   veg    through   an   increase   in   the   lines   available   in   retail,   in   out   of   school   activities and to those particularly in need Promote   growing,   cooking   and   eating    through   support   to   food   growing   and   investment   in   training and skills Support   local   businesses    to   increase   veg   on   offer   through   access   to   land,   in   planning,   business   rate relief or other policy tools Transform   catering   and   procurement   by   getting   at   least   two   portions   of   veg   in   every   meal   of   local restaurants and caterers Reduce   waste    through   monitoring,   redistribution   of   surplus   and   roadshows,   workshops   and   city-wide campaigns The   SFC   Veg   Cities   campaign   links   with   the   Peas   Please   initiative   which   aims   to   secure   commitments   from industry   and   government   to   improve   the   availability,   acceptability   (including   convenience),   affordability, and   quality   of   the   vegetable   offer   in   shops,   schools,   fast   food   restaurants   and   beyond.   This   will,   in   turn, stimulate   increased   vegetable   consumption   among   the   UK   public,   particularly   children   and   those   on   a   low income. Veg Cities works as the local expression of this national project.
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CAMPAIGNS - York and national
Veg   Cities   is   a   feature   campaign   of   Sustainable   Food Cities   (SFC),   led   by   food   and   farming   charity   Sustain in   partnership   with   the   wider   Peas   Please   initiative. The   aim   of   Veg   Cities   is   to   increase   availability   and consumption    of    vegetables.    Food    partnerships    and local   authorities   can   achieve   this   by   working   with   a range    of    local    businesses    and    organisations,    from    convenience stores to schools and local markets, in six different areas: Promote      veg      through     marketing     work,     public     facing campaigns, challenges and competitions Improve    access    to    veg     through    an    increase    in    the    lines available   in   retail,   in   out   of   school   activities   and   to   those particularly in need Promote   growing,   cooking   and   eating    through   support   to food growing and investment in training and skills Support   local   businesses    to   increase   veg   on   offer   through access   to   land,   in   planning,   business   rate   relief   or   other   policy tools Transform   catering   and   procurement   by   getting   at   least   two portions    of    veg    in    every    meal    of    local    restaurants    and caterers Reduce   waste    through   monitoring,   redistribution   of   surplus and roadshows, workshops and city-wide campaigns The   SFC   Veg   Cities   campaign   links   with   the   Peas   Please   initiative which   aims   to   secure   commitments   from   industry   and   government to    improve    the    availability,    acceptability    (including    convenience), affordability,   and   quality   of   the   vegetable   offer   in   shops,   schools, fast    food    restaurants    and    beyond.    This    will,    in    turn,    stimulate increased   vegetable   consumption   among   the   UK   public,   particularly children   and   those   on   a   low   income.   Veg   Cities   works   as   the   local expression of this national project.
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