Innovative approaches

There are exciting initiatives everywhere – we are working to understand which might be copied in Exeter. Here are some examples:

The Frome Independent. An amazing street market, run by a not for profit enterprise, with food, performance and arts.

Vermont Fresh Network is a membership scheme linking producers and consumers.

There is a wealth of research and innovation in this country and beyond. This page gives you some links to what people are doing to make small and large steps towards a food system better for people & planet:

Food Exeter papers

Short research paper on the benefits of food markets to cities.

Devon New Economy Initiative

A research paper on sustainable livelihoods in Devon, including expansion of the local food economy.