My research focuses on community initiatives tackling food and nutrition security. I look at how and why they are organised in various contexts and their outcomes. For example, social supermarkets in the...
The Food Foundation
Sustain; the alliance for better food and farming
Morecambe Bay Foodbank
reviewing our own statistics for insight of trends trying to develop an effective client questionaire that is not uncomfortabe for out guests to glean more information about the housing conditions, cost of fuel, employment opportuniees
An area of research is food poverty risk and provision of emergency food through food banks. Working with a colleague, Dr Claire Thompson (LSHTM), I developed a risk index of food poverty in England. We are extending this work through further...
Lancashire county council
I have just gained my Community Education BA with distinction and I'm due to complete Honours in the coming months. I have to submit a research proposal and I'd like to do it around food insecurity - particularly during school holidays. ...
University of Toronto
University College London
How do community gardens contribute to food security? A study of civic ecology in Lambeth, South London. Aim: To understand the motivations for, and ways in which, people become involved in community food growing and how these can...