Right2Food Podcast

The Right2Food podcast is brought to you by the team of Young Food Ambassadors working with The Food Foundation to campaign for better access to good food for every child across the UK.

On the podcast, our Ambassadors find out how Covid-19 has revealed the gaps in our food system, from holiday hunger to the stigma about food insecurity. We’ll hear from inspirational people and projects working on the front line who can help us find real solutions to the problems we want fixed.

Our latest episodes

Good Food Bill: How to future-proof food insecurity
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Levelling Up: The view from the streets of Barrow
We look at Levelling Up, the Government's plan to equal out the differences between north and south to help towns recover from decades of poverty.
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COP26: the youth view
Season 6, Ep. 4 Food Foundation ambassador, Ryan McShane and Act4Food Act4Change youth leader, Dara Karakolis present this special episode of Right2Food from COP26. With roving reporters, Dev, Bernis and Yumna joining them to bring the young person's view from Glasgow, they explain why it's so important that food and farming is on the climate change agenda.
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Free School Meals and why they matter
Season 6, Ep. 3 In this episode, The Food Foundation ambassadors Fayeth and Beth explore the stigma and availability of healthy options in free school meals, and the trail blazing example set by the Scottish government.
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Holiday Activities and Food Programme
Season 6, Ep. 2 This week, Beth, one of The Food Foundation's teenage ambassadors, takes us back to the heady days of summer when holiday activity programmes funded by the Government gave so many kids a chance to get at least one good meal a day. A host of parents, teachers and play scheme leaders explain why it's vital that the Holiday Activities and Food Programme continues to support families in need. 
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Valley Fest
Season 6, Ep. 1 Join Asha and the Food Foundation's young food advocates as they camp out for a weekend of growth, learning and creativity at Valley Fest in Somerset. As they develop their understanding of food system transformation and their advocacy and campaigning skills in a fun and engaging environment, they're inspired by business leaders, campaigners, politicians, and policy makers, as well as young food advocates, activists, artists and entrepreneurs.   
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Special - National Food Strategy Youth Consultation 2
Season 5, Ep. 2 The Food Foundation spoke to 426 young people across the country in September and October 2020 to find out their views and priorities for the future of food in Britain.   Twenty of those young people joined together on Zoom to dive deeper into food systems and refine their ideas and priorities. They then presented their policy proposals to invited decision makers. The report and their recommendations fed directly into the National Food Strategy. 
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Special - National Food Strategy Youth Consultation
Season 5, Ep. 1 The Food Foundation spoke to 426 young people across the country in September and October 2020 to find out their views and priorities for the future of food in Britain. Twenty of those young people joined together on Zoom to dive deeper into food systems and refine their ideas and priorities. They then presented their policy proposals to invited decision makers. The report and their recommendations fed directly into the National Food Strategy.
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