2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Has the council taken steps to support local food growing?

Question code
Waste Reduction & Food
Local Food Growing
Volunteer Research
Question weight


Criteria met if the council has proactively created more space for local food growing through providing funding, land, staff or other resources to support:
- community orchards
- schools to have growing spaces
- community or city farms or gardens, including edible fruit/veg/herbs patches in public spaces such as parks, rooftops or grass verges.


Allotment space is not included in this question as it is a statutory requirement for councils to provide allotments.

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Essex County Council1/1essexlottery.co.uk
Hertfordshire County Council1/1cdaherts.org.uk
Kent County Council1/1reptonct.uk
Lancashire County Council1/1lancashire.gov.uk
Norfolk County Council1/1grapeshillcommunitygarden.org
Oxfordshire County Council1/1oxfordcityfarm.org.uk
Warwickshire County Council1/1warwickshire.gov.uk
Worcestershire County Council1/1worcestershire.gov.uk
Cambridgeshire County Council0/1
Derbyshire County Council0/1
East Sussex County Council0/1
Gloucestershire County Council0/1
Hampshire County Council0/1
Leicestershire County Council0/1
Lincolnshire County Council0/1
Nottinghamshire County Council0/1
Staffordshire County Council0/1
Suffolk County Council0/1
Surrey County Council0/1
West Sussex County Council0/1