Devon Food Partnership Virtual Event: National Food Strategy Response

06/12/2021 10:00 06/11/2021 11:30

<p><strong>The National Food Strategy: What could this mean for Devon?&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>The Devon Food Partnership will discuss how the National Food Strategy will affect different elements of the food system in Devon and how you can get involved</strong></p> <p><strong>Monday 6th December 10-11:30am </strong></p> <p><strong>Please follow this link to register:&nbsp;</strong><a href="" style="color:#0563c1; text-decoration:underline"></a></p> <p>The first Devon Food Partnership event will formulate an open discussion that will be written into a report that will be submitted to the white paper team as Devon&rsquo;s response to the National Food Strategy.</p> <p>The National Food Strategy contains recommendations to address the major issues facing the food system: climate change, biodiversity loss, land use, diet-related disease, health inequality, food security and trade. There are 4 main strategic objectives:</p> <p>Escape the junk food cycle to protect the NHS</p> <p>Reduce diet-related inequality</p> <p>Make the best use of our land</p> <p>Create a long-term shift in our food culture</p> <p>The Devon Food Partnership has been established, to enable collaboration and open communications with food stakeholders across the county. The partnership is a joint initiative, and its vision and development are driven by a variety of organisations. The Partnership is also part of Devon&rsquo;s Interim Carbon Plan, under the Food, Land and Sea theme.</p> <p>In July 2021, Devon Food Partnership was awarded Sustainable Food Places membership which is a national programme to improve food systems at a local level. This event is the first to be held by the Devon Food Partnership.</p> <p>The speakers will discuss what are the key elements of the National Food Strategy that could promote change in 5 sectors of the food system.</p> <p>Speakers:</p> <p>Public sector/schools</p> <p>Farming</p> <p>Food security</p> <p>Sustainability</p> <p>Local/Devon business</p> <p>Q&amp;A panel</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>


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