2021: July 5th, 4:00 -5:30pm, Online: Structural Inequalities Webinar: A safety net for all? Barriers to accessing social security entitlements Find out more and book a place here.
2021: February, Online: Structural Inequalities Webinar: Disability and Food Insecurity. For more information see our Structural Inequalities webinar page.
2020: September, Online: Structural Inequalities Webinar: The Growing Need for Food Aid with the University of York. For more information see our Structural Inequalities webinar page.
2019: September, London: IFAN AGM including workshops on Community Food Retail, Exit Strategies from Charitable Food Aid and the Right to Food.
2019: June, Bristol: Taking Action To Reduce Rural Food Poverty with Sustain's and the Bristol Poverty Institute.
2019: May, Coventry: Community Food Retail Workshop.
2018: September, Chester: Rethinking Food Aid
2018: February, Stockport: The Value of Stories & AGM
2017: November, London: An audience with Andy Fisher, author of Big Hunger
2017: February, Southampton: Share, Learn & Connect
2017: February, Manchester: Resilience workshop
Structural Inequalities Webinar Series, 2020 - Ongoing:
- For resources, recordings and briefings from out structural Inequalities webinar series see our Structural Inequalities webinar page.
Independent Food Aid Network AGM, London September 2019
- Community Food Retail: Dr Lopa Saxena, co-author of The Emergence of Social Supermarkets in Britain and IFAN trustee Robin Burgess of Northampton's Hope Centre looked at the variety of models and good practice within a rapidly growing community food retail sector providing an alternative to food bank provision. Read more here
- Exit Strategies from Charitable Food Aid: This session was led by IFAN trustee, and author of Hunger Pains: Life inside Foodbank Britain, Dr Kayleigh Garthwaite, with Matthew Van Duyvenbode, Director of Strategy and Impact at the Trussell Trust. We heard about the various strategies that have been emerging to reduce reliance on charitable food aid and about the Trussell Trust's development of a long-term plan to end the need for food banks. Read more here.
Tackling Rural Poverty Workshop, Bristol, June 2019
- Read the briefing here.
Right to Food Webinar Series, Summer 2019
Charitable food provision as an emergency response: sharing evidence from Canada, the USA and the UK, London, November 2018
Rethinking Food Aid Conference, Chester, September 2018
Local Independent Food Bank Information
Charity number: 1180382
Registered Address: 71-75, Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ