Woman handing out seedlings to community members


There is no set shape that a Food for Life Get Together needs to take. We have a whole host of inspiring stories, resources and top tips to help you plan yours.


Download all the tools and materials you need to get your Get Together off the ground.

  1. Gardening illustrations


    We’ve put together lots of innovative ideas for community growing in spaces of all shapes and sizes!

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  2. Cooking illustration


    Check out our good food recipes, food activity ideas and nutritional tips for budget friendly healthy eating.

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  3. Sharing illustration


    From ice breaker activities to posters to promote your activity, find everything you need to spread the word and get people involved.

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Whether it's gardening on a budget or smart substitutions, find all the advice you need for your growing, cooking or food sharing activity. 

  1. Ready, set, grow

    Are you taking part in Plant and Share Month? Use an upcycled planter and be in with a chance of winning!

  2. Early years child holding a leek

    Growing at home

    Whether you have a garden, balcony or just a windowsill you can create your own little growing space.

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  3. Two men chop vegetables together

    Keeping connected during Covid

    Here are our top 5 examples of staying connected in creative and Covid-safe ways.

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Your stories

Read about how community leaders like you have been making a difference using food.

  1. Children eating a socially distanced lunch while talking to an older person via Skype

    Washingborough Academy, Lincoln

    Washingborough Academy had been sharing meals with their community for over two years when Covid-19 hit. Here's how they adapted.

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  2. A group of children and adults enjoying a meal together at a community cafe

    Bournville Grange Care Home, Birmingham

    Residents from Bournville Grange Care Home had been visiting a local school before their first Get Together. Here's how the residents helped one shy pupil find her voice.

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  3. Soup Muffins and Movies

    Incredible Edible Handbridge's autumnal soup and movie events as part of Cook and Share have been a huge hit among the locals.

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