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.

Download the Award framework and application form

Outline application timeline for 2020

Expressions of interest – By 31 March 2020

If you are thinking of applying for an award in 2020, please email at any time up to 31 March 2020

Submit initial outline application – By 15 May 2020

Submit bullet point summary of proposed actions and evidence you would intend to cite in your full application.

Submit final application – By 16 October 2020

Awards panel decision – Early November 2020

Award winners announced – June 2021

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.

Award winners



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