Links & Resources

Film makers

f3 the local food consultants

Sprout Films


Further links & resources linked to the film themes

BBC Food Programme – Sheila Dillon, film commentator

Incredible Edible Todmorden – Pam Warhurst, film commentator

George Ferguson – Bristol’s first elected mayor, film commentator


Organic fruit & veg box schemes and organic farming

Find Local Produce – find a veg box scheme near you

Riverford Organic Farms - Featured in local food roots film

Organic Growers Alliance

Soil Association

Organic Farmers & Growers

Organic research Centre

UK Organic Market Report


Farmers selling direct

Winchester Farmers Market – featured in Local Food Roots film

FARMA – Cooperative of 500 UK local food businesses

Local Foods – Directories & Maps

Buying Direct from Farmers – overview information


Local food distribution

Somerset Local Food Direct – featured in Local Food Roots film

Big Barn – local food suppliers near you

(There are many other such companies, too many to list here)

Making Local Food Work – distribution and supply case studies


Communities, food and health

Local Food Fund programme – case studies and practical information

Garden Organic – practical advice

Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens – practical support

Sheffield LEAF allotment – featured in Local Food Roots film

Sustain – the alliance for better food and farming


Local food supply to the public sector

Campaign for Better Hospital Food – information & resources

Call for mandatory hospital food standards – further information

Food for Life Catering Mark – accreditation for sustainable catering

Food for Life Partnership – transforming school food culture

Nottingham University Hospital catering – featured in Local Food Roots film


Communities supporting farmers

Growing Communities, Hackney – featured in Local Food Roots film

Community Supported Agriculture in the UK

Building the UK CSA network

URGENCI international network of Community Supported Agriculture


Feeding cities and local food culture

Severn Project, Bristol – featured in Local Food Roots film

The Canteen, Bristol – featured in Local Food Roots film

Bristol European Green Capital 2015 – integrating food into wider city sustainability

Bristol Food Policy Council – a Good Food Plan for Bristol & city food governance

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership – Strategic approach to food work in the city

Sustainable Food Cities Network – UK network of cities working on food issues

Growing food in cities – report about the benefits

Carrot City – designing for urban agriculture