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Policy Work & Consultancy

Sustain is an experienced lead consultant to local government on food systems.

We provide a range of specialist and bespoke services including engagement, capacity building, advocacy, and research.

Some specific examples of our work include:

  • Working with local governments to develop food policy strategy, plans, implement procurement policies, and create community gardens. 
  • Conducting research on the impact of food insecurity on local communities.
  • Advocating for policies that support healthy, accessible and sustainable food systems.
  • Training local government staff on food system frameworks and challenges
  • Designing and delivering diverse community food justice projects that increase access to healthy food for all.
  • Conducting feasibility studies scoping Food hub opportunities for business case development and planning.

Learn more about some of our previous consultancy work on our Consulting page.