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The climate change and sustainability strategy

Sustainable food systems

Working in partnership with others to educate and enable residents to access affordable, local and seasonal food through supporting opportunities for local production and distribution. Read about the district and Sussex wide food strategy and how the council is promoting more sustainable farming methods.

Sussex Wildlife Trust

A conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex, focussed on protecting the rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside and coast.

Sussex Wildlife Trust

Lewes Friday Food Market

Lewes Local Community Interest Company (CIC) is a not-for-profit company with the broad aims of developing sustainable local food systems and making it easier for more people to buy good, healthy, seasonal food.

Lewes Friday Food Market

The National Trust: Food

Europe's largest conservation charity, looking after nature, beauty and history for the nation to enjoy. Sustainably produced, local and seasonal food is better for the environment.

National Trust - Food

Friends of the Earth: Food production and sustainable farming

Part of an international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it.

Friends of the Earth - Food Production and Sustainable Farming

Sustain: Sustainable food

An alliance of organisations and communities working together for a better system of food, farming and fishing, and cultivating the movement for change.

Sustainable Web - Sustainable Food

BBC Bitesize: Food security - a global concern

The BBC's educational website, with reference to increasing food sustainability.

BBC Bitesize - Increasing Food Sustainability

BBC: How cutting your food waste can help the climate

All food generates greenhouse gases to reach our plates, but when nearly a third of it is thrown away or wasted.

BBC - How Cutting Food Waste Can Help The Climate

United Nations News

Wasting food just feeds climate change, new UN environment report warns.

UN News