The Manchester Food Board (MFB) is an independent body, and our membership includes leading decision-makers from across the economic, health, environment, housing, farming, and social sectors. We believe that food has the ability to transform some of the most urgent challenges of our society into opportunities for the future, and are committed to playing our full part in helping Manchester “build back better”.
Manchester Food Board's aim is to ensure the development of a food strategy for Manchester that:
These priorities have been re-affirmed in light of the challenge presented by COVID-19. We believe that food is fundamental to Manchester’s vision to “build back better”, and our Policy Statement sets out our vision for this recovery. Our Action Plan is currently in development, and will provide a clear pathway for achieving this vision.
We are working with a wide range of local partners and organisations to bring about meaningful and lasting change in Manchester. Through promoting sustainable and high-quality food, we are working to address some of our city’s most difficult challenges, including climate change, poverty, and obesity.
To find out more:
Our newly refreshed Policy Statement in now available to download below. Our Action Plan will soon be available to view online. Have a look at our latest newsletter, and don't forget to sign up to recieve our newsletter straight to your inbox!