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NEWS & EVENTS

EIT Food ‘See & Eat’ and ‘School Network’ Project Workshops 16th – 19th November

EIT-Food project teams for See & Eat and Schools Network Project at University of Reading are leading a series of free online workshops around healthy eating in children during 16th-19th November. Workshops include those for parents and professionals and provide the opportunity to discuss and take a hands-on approach with evidence-based resources to support getting children to eat vegetables and creating environments to support healthy food choices.  There are still places available for sessions from 17th-19th November for more details see our webpage: https://research.reading.ac.uk/kids-food-choices/workshop-week-2020/

IFNH 3rd Annual Forum 15th December 2020: Addressing food system challenges: Making inter-disciplinarity work

The Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health (IFNH) is delighted to invite you to our 3rd Annual Forum, which will take place online on Tuesday 15th December at 14.00 – 17.00 (GMT). The theme of this year’s Forum is the importance of inter-disciplinary working to successfully address food system challenges. We will have a range of speakers from the University of Reading as well as key partners from ICRISAT and the University of Florida. We hope you’re able to join us! (more…)

Reading Town Meal (RTM) 2020

Reading Town Meal (RTM) is an annual event which aims to bring the local community together through food. In response to the covid-19 pandemic, the focus of this year’s event was delivering locally grown fruit and veg food boxes donated by local growers and allotment holders to households. The boxes included recipes to give people innovate ideas about how to reuse food that would otherwise go to waste. Dr Andrew Ainslie took part at the event and gave a talk about how we can act and inspire others to reduce food waste effectively and sustainably. (more…)