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18 – 24 september 2023

Sustainable Food Week

Sustainable Food Week is a new event to raise awareness and address the environmental cost of food production. There are multiple ways you can take part during the week, with a busy schedule of digital and live events planned across 5 impactful days.

What’s on during Sustainable Food Week?

19 & 20 September

Sustainable Food Forum

At the heart of the week is Food Matters Live’s Sustainable Food Forum, a live event hosted by BBC presenter Samira Ahmed and investigative journalist Seyi Rhodes. Bringing together food professionals across a series of expert panels, the forum will explore how we can reform the food system for the health of people, wildlife, and the planet. Our speaker line-up includes the acclaimed environmental activist Sir Jonathon Porritt and Patrick Holden CBE, CEO of the Sustainable Food Trust. Follow the link below to find out more!

5 days, 5 podcasts, 5 guests

The Food Matters Live podcast will be releasing an episode for each day of the Sustainable Food Week, with confirmed guests including David Nabarro, the World Health Organisation’s Special Envoy on Covid-19, and Natalie Bennett, the former leader of the UK Green Party. Get ready listening to our latest sustainability podcasts now:

A wealth of editorial content

From long-reads and news features to thought-pieces and green job spotlights, there will be a wealth of content from our expert editorial team throughout the week on the Food Matters Live website.

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Sustainable Food Digest

Interested in exploring the big issues facing the future of our planet? You can now access the Sustainable Food Digest, which examines the sustainability challenges facing the food industry and spotlight the people, organisations and technology at the forefront of a green revolution.

Sustainable Food Week supporters

Get involved

Become a partner

There are plenty of opportunities for partners to get involved across the week, either with a feature article or podcast episode. Boasting a social media reach of over 235,000+ and a community of 150,000+ food professionals, Food Matters Live offers the perfect platform to enhance your brands reach, influence, and authority.

Join the conversation

You can also join the conversation on social by using the hashtag #SustainableFoodMatters, sharing content around key themes like climatarian diets, alternative protein innovation and regenerative farming schemes. In honour of the event, Food Matters Live will produce a series of educational resources including infographics, green job spotlights and sustainable recipes.