The Food Foundation has released a report of the impact a year of crisis has had on food security. 4.7 million adults have been affected by food insecurity over the last 6 months.
“Food – good food – is not a luxury, and there is nothing you can do, no one you can be, that justifies being deprived of it. The matter must be put beyond question.”
Sean Bell: Food is everything
Last week, North Edinburgh Arts opened up a new ‘Pennywell Pantry’. For a weekly membership of £3.50, members of the Pantry will be able to choose a selection of food with a value of £15-£20 each week. The Pantry is laid out just like a small super-market, where people go in and select items for their […]
Community solidarity will be needed to survive the coming weeks and months
Scottish Labour have proposed a ‘right to food’ bill, that was out to community consultation until last week. With Scotland facing increasing levels of food poverty, could this be what is needed?