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Good Food Nation Bill consultation – what does it all mean?

food on a plate

The long-awaited consultation on a Good Food Nation Bill was published just before Christmas – you can read it here. It is complex and confusing in places, but the proposals are significant. This Bill will not suddenly change the way we produce or eat food: it is not […]

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Changing conversations and rising momentum for the Good Food Nation Bill

Illustration of what a good food nation could look like

Yesterday at 5pm, the Parliament passed a motion requesting the Scottish Government to bring forward a Good Food Nation Bill, which has the right to food at its heart, joins-up all aspects of food policy, and includes targets for areas of policy which impact on food. And […]

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Is the Food Bill still on the Government’s menu?

The Scottish Food Coalition, of which Nourish is a member, is disappointed that the Scottish Government’s ambition for what it means to be a Good Food Nation seems to have diminished. Today’s Programme for Government has scaled back on a firm commitment to legislation, opting instead for […]

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MSPs join campaigners in calling for Scotland to become a Good Food Nation

So, what is a ‘Good Food Nation’ then? One with sourdough bread made from heritage Scottish grain, delicious cheese from Scotland’s ethical dairy that is pioneering in animal welfare, organic salad leaves and strawberries picked fresh locally? All such delights were found at the Scottish Food Coalition’s […]

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800 People take action for Good Food Law

Campaigners will bring kitchen tables and chairs outside the Scottish Parliament to launch a report on public priorities for the future of food in Scotland. [1] [2] The report, published by the Scottish Food Coalition, asked the public their top priorities and concerns for a Good Food […]

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Will another Kitchen Table Talk change the world?

Nourish Scotland, along with other members of the Scottish Food Coalition, have been running a campaign to get people to talk about food over the last couple of months. Whether that’s at big old wooden kitchen tables, smooth and sleek office tables, tables at the allotment or […]

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Take Action: Do a Kitchen Table Talk

There’s just over two weeks left to help shape the future of Scotland’s food system. As a member of the Scottish Food Coalition, Nourish has been taking part in and promoting Kitchen Table Talks. Make sure the food justice issues you care about are represented before the […]

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A Good Food Nation: For All Our Rights

Nourish Scotland and the Right to Food Campaign in Scotland screenshot of the United Nations logo

It’s Human Rights Day, and what a day for the last instalment of our crowdfunding blog series. If you believe everyone has the right to be able to eat well, and that collectively we’re entitled to a fair and sustainable food system then this one’s for you. […]

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A Good Food Nation: For Our Seas

Nourish Scotland is crowdfunding for our #GoodFoodNation campaign. This week we’ve been publishing a blog every day to tell you more about this campaign and why we think it is so important. This is the second to last blog before the crowdfunder closes tomorrow at midnight. Today: […]

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A Good Food Nation: for our health

In the 5th blog of our #GoodFoodNation series, we look at what the Good Food Nation Bill could deliver to help us all live long, healthy lives. Over the last few weeks we have been crowdfunding in an effort to gather funds that will enable us to […]

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