ShefFood is the sustainable food partnership for Sheffield. We are a cross-sector partnership of local public agencies, businesses, academic and community organisations committed to working together to create a more sustainable food system for Sheffield.
Why Sustainable Food?
Across the UK, cities have recognised the key role food can play in dealing with some of today’s most pressing social, economic and environmental challenges and are taking a joined up approach to transforming their food culture and food system. From obesity and diet-related ill-health to food poverty and waste, climate change and biodiversity loss to declining prosperity and social dislocation, food is not only at the heart of some of our greatest problems but is also a vital part of the solution.
What Does ShefFood Do?
Sheffield was awarded a Sustainable Food Places Bronze Award in 2021. ShefFood is now leading a Bronze to Silver campaign across six key areas:
We have recently developed the Local Food Action Plan for Sheffield, outlining 73 Actions from 69 organisations in the city to make a more fair and sustainable food system.