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Southern Brooks Community Partnerships

Food Alliance

The South Gloucestershire Food Alliance

If you are part of an organisation that provides free or low-cost food to your community then you should join the Food Alliance. To join, email louisedelmege@southernbrooks.org.uk

We meet once a month, on a Monday from 12-1, on Zoom. The Agendas are released in advance, with timings, so you can join just for the bits that are relevant to you.

The South Gloucestershire Food Alliance will bring together the Community Food Providers across the area, encouraging better communication, collaboration and strategic thinking.

Vision for the Alliance

  • Food Equality for Everyone​
  • Making information that's useful to our communities accessible to our communities.
  • Collaboration and partnership working​
  • Improved accessibility​
  • Building community​
  • Coming together and speaking with a louder voice​
  • Joining up food with the people who need it​
  • Collating information that can be used to shape policy change
  • Sustainability, community, accessibility, information, equality​
  • Something better for our communities​
  • Teaching people to fish – improving the sustainability of their food access

All volunteers, members and coordinators of Community Food Providers are welcome to attend.

If you're part of a group that gives our free and/or low-cost food then you are encouraged to attend.

For more information email louisedelmege@southernbrooks.org.uk

What members think of the Food Alliance

"The Food Alliance meetings are an opportunity to discover more about what else is going on to support access to food across South Glos.  It is an opportunity to meet different people involved and consider what might useful for your own situation. 

It is really helpful to be updated about the wider picture of food need and food provision, and to get an idea about future trends. 

As a result of being part of the Food Alliance, our small, semi-rural Mutual Aid Group has begun working with our local supermarket, received training and funding from South Glos, and has worked with our local housing association to launch a new project called 'Let's Get Cooking'."

Kate - Together for Fromeside