Building a just and sustainable food system in Coventry

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Stop the Rot – the Courtauld Co...

Stop the Rot – the Courtauld Commitment

Its time to tackle the colossal food waste generated along the food supply chain … “UK supermarkets and businesses throw out over 7 million tonnes of food annually, before it gets to your shopping basket. That’s enough to lift all the hungry people in the UK out of food poverty…”  (Stop the Rot campaign) http://www.stoptherot.org.uk/index.html#lifting-the-lid […]

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Food Justice

Food Justice is a call for a fairer food system. It considers food to be a human right. It involves communities working together to build more just and sustainable food systems. It questions the limits of charity-based emergency food aid as the dominant solution to food poverty. It challenges how differences based on race, class, gender and culture determine who benefits and who is put at risk from how food is grown, processed, distributed, accessed & eaten. It involves collective practical and political learning and action amongst a diversity of citizens and especially those most excluded from the current food system.

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