Entries by Faith Lightfoot

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12 weeks of good food

13 years ago, we set out to feed everybody good fresh food. 13 years on, we have never wavered. Amid panic buying, stock shortages and social distancing, good, fresh food has remained our priority and getting it out to our most vulnerable is our aim. As the pandemic started to encroach on life as we […]

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We need to feed children well.

‘THE DIETS OF CHILDREN ARE PARTICULARLY CONCERNING: 47% OF PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN’S DIETARY ENERGY COMES FROM HIGH FAT SALT SUGAR FOODS (HFSS), 85% OF SECONDARY SCHOOL CHILDREN ARE NOT EATING ENOUGH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES, MORE THAN 90% ARE NOT EATING ENOUGH FIBRE AND ALL ARE EATING TOO MUCH SUGAR.’ -THE FOOD FOUNDATION 2018 The above […]

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School Food and Austerity – Why good food matters.

As a good food company working within our community, we have witnessed first-hand the devastation austerity causes as the policy continues to wreak havoc in communities across the UK.  Recently, the Food Foundation published findings that estimate 4 million children currently live in households that struggle to afford food that meets the national nutritional guidelines. […]

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We need to feed children well.

  ‘THE DIETS OF CHILDREN ARE PARTICULARLY CONCERNING: 47% OF PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN’S DIETARY ENERGY COMES FROM HIGH FAT SALT SUGAR FOODS (HFSS), 85% OF SECONDARY SCHOOL CHILDREN ARE NOT EATING ENOUGH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES, MORE THAN 90% ARE NOT EATING ENOUGH FIBRE AND ALL ARE EATING TOO MUCH SUGAR.’ -THE FOOD FOUNDATION 2018 The […]

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A Fresh Start

I’ve always had an interest in social justice – and three years ago I began my political studies at Exeter University. While this experience taught me so much – I quickly realised I was far from the likeminded socialists I had always surrounded myself with. Dorothy wasn’t in Kansas anymore, and I can safely say […]