Sustainable Food Places Awards

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 Sustainable Food Places Awards recognise and celebrate the success of places across the UK who take a holistic and systems approach to sustainable and healthy food.

The Awards are open to any place - be it a city, large town, borough, county or district - which is a member of the Sustainable Food Places Network. 

Winners 2024

Winners 2023


Bronze and Silver Applications 2024

The application process described here is for our Bronze and Silver awards, for more information on applying for Gold, please contact us at  


The three documents that you will need to apply are the following:

Please be sure to download the application form to edit and then save it before sending it back.


The 2024 timeline for Award applications:

  • Expressions of Interest: Opened 15th January and closed 25th January 2024 -  if you hope to apply for an award in this round email stating your intention and the name of your partnership. You may withdraw your intention at any time.
  • Thursday 15th February: Application opens – you can submit from this date until June 14th
  • Tuesday 19th March: Guidance sessions for awards applicants. All applicants will be invited to join one of two scheduled online webinars where the SFP programme team will share guidance on applying for the award and there will be an opportunity for questions. These sessions will be recorded. There is strong evidence that applicants who joined or watched back these sessions scored more highly at the assessment stage. Invitations will be sent out directly to applicants.
    • Bronze session: Tuesday 19th March 10am – 11.15
    • Silver session: Tuesday 19th March 11.30am – 12.45
  • Friday 14th June, 5pm: Final submission deadline
  • W/C 22nd July: Outcome & feedback communicated to all applicants

All past 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.

All Past Award Winners