Sustainable Food Vision for Greater Manchester

Imagine a Greater Manchester where Sustainable Food is at the heart of policy and action to create: jobs & training opportunities; good health & well-being; green neighbourhoods; diverse high streets; and strong local economies.

Good food means different things to us all, but sustainable food can help make our City more resilient to climate change & help address our present & future health and economic challenges.  By working together we can transform Greater Manchester into a Sustainable Food City.

Over one hundred individuals from community groups, charities, independent businesses and the public sector, from all ten boroughs of Greater Manchester have been exploring the benefits of, and actions required, to transform Greater Manchester into a Sustainable Food City.
The resulting Sustainable Food Vision for Greater Manchester is our ambition of how to achieve this, building on great examples and national flagships from our city-region’s Food Pioneers. It covers these six areas of action and is intended as inspiration and a guide: