London Food Board (3)

MQT on 2009-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2009
Question By: 
Brian Coleman
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


Who sits on the Food Board?


Answer for London Food Board (3)

Answer for London Food Board (3)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The current Food Board brings together leading figures from the food industry, agriculture, community groups and government. Rosie Boycott chairs it. Current membership includes representation from the following organisations:

Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency NHS Supply Chain The Soil Association The Association of Convenience Stores School Food Trust Regional Public Heath Group - London Growing Communities Defra Living Roofs Capel Manor College Cafe Spice Namaste Centre for Food Enterprise London Parks and Green Spaces Forum London Development Agency London Councils Sustain East Anglia Food Link Friends of the Earth Duke of Cambridge Newham Community Food Enterprise Newham Community Food Enterprise London Farmers' Markets Government Office for London City of London Corporation

The Food Board is currently going through a process reviewing its operation to create the necessary membership, infrastructure and operating culture to ensure the best use of time, collective experience and resources required to ensure Londoners have better access to good, healthy and affordable food.