In a new short film looking at Covid-19 and food, Wicked Leeks meets Devon-based organisation Food in Community to hear how food banks are continuing to deliver fresh produce to those in need despite public donations dwindling, and why there is more need than ever.
Wicked Leeks issue 4: Out now
Read a cover interview with Yotam Ottolenghi, exclusive news on food, farming and the environment and seasonal eating inspiration for autumn.Read now
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Building Britain's 'Land Army'
What do British workers really think of farm work? And will European labour always be needed to help pick our produce? Wicked Leeks finds out.Watch now
Bake a celeriac or turn kale into pesto: Veg Hacks unlock the mystery of vegetables.Explore
Getting into a pickle
Fermenting and pickling are the perfect ways to preserve the last of this year's harvest - read our chef's tips for fermented green tomatoes, chutneys and more.Read more
Hidden hunger and the stigma of poverty
Food poverty isn’t easy to talk about but free school meals are a vital safety net for low-income families, writes Becky Blench.
By Becky Blench - 31st July 2020
Diet is the ‘foundation of equality’
Henry Dimbleby’s National Food Strategy links inequality, poor diets and health risks and outlines first steps to a sustainable food system.
By Nina Pullman - 29th July 2020
- Food waste
Lockdown has brought respect for meal planning
Lockdown has shown us a new way to live: now let’s work on flexible working, proper wages, an end to best-before dates and a new respect for the agile meal planner.
By Ann Storr - 23rd July 2020