Held in partnership with Sustain, this session will focus on how COVID-19 has impacted local and national food systems and what needs to be done in order to build more resilience into our food systems for the future.  

Joining the discussion will be:

For some more context on the topic ahead of the event, take a look at this blog by Maddie Guerlain, from Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming.

The event will be held via Zoom and joining instructions will be sent to attendees beforehand.

To submit questions ahead of the discussion, please email: Jessie at jessie.powell@localtrust.org.uk and join the conversation on twitter using #RespondRenew

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By looking at the issues that are affecting communities now, this event series hopes to better understand how communities can not only respond to COVID-19 but renew and increase their resilience following it. Future sessions will look at food security, mental health, and the shifting values and ideas emerging as a result of the pandemic.

This event is open to all and will be relevant to individuals and organisations working in or with communities, thinking about the challenges and opportunities they face and what this means for their future.

Sustain is an alliance that advocates for better policies and practices in food and agriculture. In doing so, it aims to enhance the health and welfare of both people and animals, improve the working and living environment and promote equity.