The Bristol Good Food 2030 Partnership was set up to help build collaboration across the city as we moved beyond achieving 'Gold’ in the Sustainable Food Places awards.
The Group is chaired by Cllr Ellie King and Angelina Sanderson Bellamy, head of Food Systems research at the University fo the West of England.
BGF2030 is split into 6 themes: Eating Better, Food Waste, Urban Growing, Disaster Risk Planning, Procurement, and Infrastructure. The Steering Group brings together theme leads for these 6 areas, along with Council staff who offer support to the campaign, through e.g. Communications or Project Management.
Organisations represented on the Steering Group:
In 2019 the partners are developing the 2030 Framework, which will outline what we would like to see change by 2030, and the 2024 Action Plan, whcih describes what will actually happen by March 2024. The main mechanism for engagement is via the BGF2030 website.
The Partnership doesn't lead on Food Equality, instead, Feeding Bristol is writing a seperate Food Equality Strategy and Action Plan.
Following on from the Covid-19 lockdowns we identified a lack of emergency planning for securing the city's food supply in the event of disasters like pandemics, floods or weather events. To address this we have launched a project combining Bristol Food Network, Feeding Bristol, The University of the West of England and The University of Bristol, to research and write emergency plans that will protect our most vulnerable citizens better next time.
We are also running a project on Disaster Risk Planning - creating a plan to ensure a supply of food for vulnerable people come the next crisis.