Sustainable Food Places Award

The Sustainable Food Places Award is designed to recognise and celebrate the success of those places taking a joined up, holistic approach to food and that are achieving significant positive change on a range of key food issues.

The Award is open to any place - be it a city, large town, borough, county or district - which is a member of the Sustainable Food Places Network. Award winners are formally announced each year at the national conference.

The Awards framework has been reviewed for 2020 onwards in consultation with SFP members and partners with the aim of strengthening the core elements of a successful local food partnership and programme and improving the application process. It is an evolution of the previous award framework and therefore any preparatory work you have already undertaken using the previous framework will be easily transposed into the new one.

Award winning applications

We have so far awarded the following places in recognition of their fantastic efforts and achievements in promoting and normalising healthy and sustainable food.

Current Award winners

Awards Timeline

2023 Round

  • Expression of interest due early 2023
  • Final application due spring 2023
  • Awards decision and announcement of award winners early summer 2023



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