Community News

‘Food SOS’ campaign launches to support Brighton & Hove food banks as demand surges and donations fall

Graham Robson September 28, 2022

Led by Brighton & Hove Food Partnership, the Food SOS campaign is calling for all city schools and other organisations to join a city-wide harvest festival campaign and drive food donations to local food banks/projects, alongside sharing useful information to support people through the winter months. 

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In The South

Forty-four community food groups call for immediate action on the cost of living crisis in Brighton & Hove

Graham Robson March 21, 2022

A coalition of 44 community food groups in Brighton & Hove is this week calling on Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to implement a 12-point package of measures to address hunger in the city

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Business News

Preparing for lockdown. A message from Phélim Mac Cafferty, leader of Brighton & Hove City Council

Graham Robson November 3, 2020

“We have been preparing in recent weeks in anticipation of stricter Covid-19 restrictions being imposed by government…”

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Community News

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership’s name their latest food hero! 

Graham Robson July 17, 2018

Gary Pargeter, manager of Lunch Positive, named a Brighton & Hove Food Partnership Food Hero. Brighton & Hove Food Partnership Food Hero awards celebrate people in the city who go above and beyond the call of duty to improve our food system and support others to access healthy, sustainable food. 

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Community News

Report highlights benefits of Lunch Clubs to communities

Gary Hart July 22, 2015

Lunch Positive, the HIV lunch club, recently took part as a case study in the Brighton & Hove Food Partnership city-wide Eating Together report, exploring the role of lunch clubs and shared meals in Brighton & Hove.

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Food & Drink

Garden yourself happy this spring

Alice Blezard March 8, 2015

THE Brighton & Hove Food Partnership is a non-profit organisation which supports a network of 70 community gardens, where 4,000 people grow food together each year. Getting involved with the scheme offers many potential benefits, including the opportunity to gain a range of skills and meet new people. Research has shown that getting outdoors and gardening can also help to boost mental wellbeing, and reduces stress levels. A local study found that 58% of people who volunteered weekly at a garden in Brighton & Hove reported significant improvements to their wellbeing, and 67% reported improved life satisfaction after 3-6 months.

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