A Thriving Local Economy

Encouraging a greater number and diversity of food enterprises and jobs, making the most of Plymouth’s rich land and sea resources. Sourcing healthy and sustainable food from local suppliers, keeping value within the local economy.

Summary

OUTCOME New food outlets and models through social enterprise.
Status: Complete Date: Sept 2013 Find out more…

OUTCOME New food outlets and models through social enterprise – Mobile Community Food Hub
Status: Complete Date: Dec 2013 Find out more…

OUTCOME New food outlets and models through social enterprise -3 CO-OPs
Status: Complete Date: March 2013 Find out more…

OUTCOME New food outlets and models through social enterprise – Set up 3 Producer CO-Ops
Status: Complete Date: Dec 2012 Find out more…

OUTCOME Support the establishment of a variety of commercial retail for the provision of local food and an increase in fresh produce sold within existing city retailers, caterers.
Status: ACHIEVED Find out more…

OUTCOME Support the establishment of a variety of commercial retail for the provision of local food and an increase in fresh produce sold within existing city retailers, caterers.
Status: Complete Date: Mar 2014 Find out more…

OUTCOME Support the establishment of a variety of commercial retail for the provision of local food and an increase in fresh produce sold within existing city retailers, caterers.
Status: Complete Date: April 2013 Find out more…

OUTCOME Drive large-scale changes in demand and supply of organic and other sustainable produce from Devon and Cornwall food producers
Status: Complete Date: Feb 2012 Find out more…

OUTCOME Drive large-scale changes in demand and supply of organic and other sustainable produce from Devon and Cornwall food producers
Status: Complete Date: Feb 2013 Find out more…

OUTCOME Drive large-scale changes in demand and supply of organic and other sustainable produce from Devon and Cornwall food producers.
Status: Complete Date: Feb 2013 Find out more…


Actions in Detail


New food outlets and models through social enterprise.
OUTCOME  New food outlets and models through social enterprise.
ACTION New local Food Store & Cafe in Plymouth city centre
FEAST – a new local food store for Plymouth? – consultation and business plan being developed by Food Plymouth
New Ethical retail shop consultation  www.greenevents.co.uk/devon/new-view.php?new_id=5939
WHO Food Plymouth Partnership (FPP)
WHEN September 2013


New food outlets and models through social enterprise – Mobile Community Food Hub
OUTCOME New food outlets and models through social enterprise
ACTION Mobile Community Food Hub
Shed on Wheels, Take A Part   www.effordtakeapart.org.uk/shed-on-wheels/
WHO Take a Part  www.effordtakeapart.org.uk/
WHEN December 2013


New food outlets and models through social enterprise- CO-Ops
OUTCOME New food outlets and models through social enterprise
ACTION 3 new community food cooperatives or buying groups – in areas with little access to fresh produce
Tamar Valley Food Hub  is an exciting new way to shop for local and seasonal food and drink, an online shop bringing together the best of Tamar Valley produce in one place. Order your weekly shop and on Friday your order will be available to collect at your local pick-up-point or, we can arrange delivery to your home or work. There’s no minimum order value and no on-going commitment – easy!.http://www.tamarvalleyfoodhubs.org.uk/
WHO Tamar Grow Local/ Grow Efford / Food Plymouth partners
WHEN March 2014


New food outlets and models through social enterprise – Set up 3 producer CO-Ops
OUTCOME New food outlets and models through social enterprise – Set up 3 producer CO-Ops
ACTION Set up and support 3 new producer cooperatives
http://www.tamargrowlocal.org/Pig-Society
www.tamargrowlocal.org/tamar-valley-beekeeping-coperative
WHO Tamar Grow Local  www.tamargrowlocal.org/
WHEN December 2012


Support the establishment of a variety of commercial retail for the provision of local food and an increase in fresh produce sold within existing city retailers, caterers.
OUTCOME Support the establishment of a variety of commercial retail for the provision of local food and an increase in fresh produce sold within existing city retailers, caterers.
ACTION Mobile Farm Shop at Plymouth University (PU)  http://www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=36613
WHO Plymouth University www.plymouth.ac.uk/
WHEN ACHIEVED


Support the establishment of a variety of commercial retail for the provision of local food and an increase in fresh produce sold within existing city retailers, caterers.
OUTCOME Support the establishment of a variety of commercial retail for the provision of local food and an increase in fresh produce sold within existing city retailers, caterers.
ACTION Support 5 new and existing fruit and veg retailers / vendors to sell local produce
WHO Food Plymouth
WHEN March 2014


Support the establishment of a variety of commercial retail for the provision of local food and an increase in fresh produce sold within existing city retailers, caterers.
OUTCOME Support the establishment of a variety of commercial retail for the provision of local food and an increase in fresh produce sold within existing city retailers, caterers.
ACTION Thriving Farmers market in prominent city centre location
WHO Plymouth City Centre Company  www.shopplymouth.co.uk/
WHEN April 2013  (new date)


Drive large-scale changes in demand and supply of organic and other sustainable produce from Devon and Cornwall food producers
OUTCOME Drive large-scale changes in demand and supply of organic and other sustainable produce from Devon and Cornwall food producers, especially through:
• Public sector catering and procurement
• Hospitality catering
• Multiple retailer engagement and research
ACTION  4 Plymouth public sector caterers adopt the Food for Life Catering Mark – help embed long term commitment to local and sustainable sourcing. PCC Gold FFL Catering Mark www.soilassociation.org/news/newsstory/articleid/3110/plymouth-city-council-scatering-service-achieves-gold-catering-mark. Plymouth University Bronze FFL Catering Mark www.plymouth.ac.uk/pages/view.asp?page=37859
WHO Public Sector buyer group
WHEN PCC & PU ACHIEVED FFL Catering Mark (Gold/Bronze) February 2012  www.sacert.org/catering


Drive large-scale changes in demand and supply of organic and other sustainable produce from Devon and Cornwall food producers
OUTCOME Drive large-scale changes in demand and supply of organic and other sustainable produce from Devon and Cornwall food producers, especially through:
• Public sector catering and procurement
• Hospitality catering
• Multiple retailer engagement and research
ACTION 25 Private sector hospitality caterers sign up to Plymouth Food Charter, with commitments to increase % local sourcing
See all latest Pledges to Plymouth Food Charter  www.foodplymouth.org/?page_id=219
WHO Food Plymouth
WHEN February 2013


Drive large-scale changes in demand and supply of organic and other sustainable produce from Devon and Cornwall food producers
OUTCOME Drive large-scale changes in demand and supply of organic and other sustainable produce from Devon and Cornwall food producers, especially through:
• Public sector catering and procurement
• Hospitality catering
• Multiple retailer engagement and research
ACTION 5 main multiple retailers contacted to engage with aims Plymouth Food Charter & to explore opportunities for more local produce sales and community engagement activities
WHO Food Plymouth
WHEN September 2013


 

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