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Press and Media

We are available for interviews and comment, can supply high hi-res photos, and local case studies. Our expert staff include trained chefs, state-registered dietitians, experienced gardeners and food waste campaigners.

For media enquiries, contact our Communications Manager, 01273 431709,


Recent Press Releases

New figures show increase in city food poverty and a plan to tackle it: Brighton &  Hove Food Poverty Action Plan PRESS PACK, 10th November 2015

There is such a thing as a free lunch! Free feast for 5000, 14th October 2015 

City wins award for Sustainable Food Movement, 20th March 2015

New food poverty and budget eating advice, 18th June 2014

Raymond Blanc challenges Brighton & Hove to become world's first Sustainable Fish City, 4th June 2014

Sussex hospitals save 1/3 of their food bill by buying locally, 27th May 2014

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership in the news

Brighton & Hove initiative tackles sugar addiction, 5th October 2015

A tulip a day keeps the Doctor away, 15th April 2015

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership help slash hospital meal bill, 29th May 2014

City could become first to gain sustainability status, The Argus, 6th June 2014

Nourishing the city: the rise of urban food question in the Global North, Urban Studies Journal, May 2014

Childhood obesity being tackled in Brighton, ITV, 4th January 2014


Youtube videos

Our popular videos include 'What it's like to take on an allotment' and 'Top tips for new allotment holders'.

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership Youtube channel

Press statements

Diets: a review

Reducing fat, sugar and salt in manufactured foods

Food Poverty: Key messages and FAQs

Love Food Hate Waste: Key messages and FAQs 

Awards and recognition

Best Community Food Growing project for Harvest Brighton & Hove, Local Food Awards (2013)

Community Works Sector Stars Award for the Food Bank / Emergency Food Network (2013)

Runner-up Best Environmental Project for Harvest Brighton & Hove, National Lottery Awards (2012)

The Food Partnership was also invited to give evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee on Sustainable Food (2011)

In 2013, our ' Planning Advisory Note' encouraging food growing in new building developments (partnership with Food Matters and Brighton & Hove City Council) was awarded:

  • Royal Institute of Town Planning Southeast Innovation award
  • Honourable Mention from the World Green Building Council (in partnership with UN Habitat)
  • Highly commended in the innovation category of the London and South East Construction in Excellence Awards