How thinking of ourselves differently can change the future of our food system

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Browse our key reports and toolkits to understand and grow the food citizenship movement

Food citizenship is a movement of organisations working across the UK food and farming sector that believe in treating people as citizens, not consumers.

As food citizens, we believe in the power of people. We want to and can have a positive influence on food and farming systems. We know that we express more of our selves as citizens than we do as consumers. When given that opportunity, we feel empowered to create positive change in and for our community. We act in keeping with our values and include other people. We want to do the right thing for society to thrive now and in the future. We are resilient, persistent, inclusive, trusting, hopeful.

This website is a hub for the food citizenship movement. It is a space to share tools, approaches and experiences to support larger a shift to the food citizen mindset. It is run by the Food Ethics Council

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8 hours ago
Be a part of growing #FoodCitizenship movement, connect with nature and your neighbours through community allotments where you live!

#FFLGetTogethers are here to help you on your way!

Click here for hints and tips:

Get Togethers North @FFLGTs_North
We're in our last week of #PlantAndShare Month, do you recognise the illustrated plant that's been growing on our twitter feed throughout this month?

Join us to celebrate with stories from across our networks on the 19th May 12 - 1pm:
8 hours ago
We're excited to share the new #Foodcitizenship Toolkit! With learnings from movement pioneers, here are some practical steps to reframe, empower and connect.

Which one(s) are you going to try out?
8 hours ago
A consumerist world is all about ME, ME, ME. Let's change that and embrace a food citizen world instead - very much about the WE. How? Look at this thread, including our new #FoodCitizenship Toolkit. Join in, try out the actions and let us know which ones work best. Enjoy!
8 hours ago
The #foodcitizenship toolkit is full of practical actions we all can try out inspired by & featuring some of the pioneers we've been celebrating all week including (but not limited to!) @prestoncouncil , @Riverford , @be_enriched , @IncEdNetwork , @ParticipatoryC, @ORFC 💪

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