Author(s): Food Legacy / Ethical Eats / A Greener Festival / Sustain
Publisher: A Greener Festival
Date: October 2012
Festivals and other events offer a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the best of fresh, delicious and sustainable food. We understand that while many festivals are keen to improve their ethical credentials, tackling the food being served can be daunting – hence this Good Food for Festivals Guide, published by Sustain in partnership with A Greener Festival. The guide provides practical advice to festival organisers on how to implement positive changes. While the examples in the guide are drawn primarily from UK festivals, the topics and recommendations are relevant to the wider event and international festival community.
By adopting the simple, affordable and effective actions outlined in this guide, many of which are already being taken by some forward-thinking festival organisers, your event can play a part in improving the health and well-being of visitors, the livelihoods of farmers and producers, the welfare of farm animals, the conservation of precious wildlife and fish stocks, and the long-term sustainability of our food system.