Real Food Wythenshawe supports local people to grow and cook their own food. It promotes growing, cooking, the environment and sustainability. It has been successful in securing a further three years of Big Lottery funding, to 2021.
More than 17,000 people have been involved through community events, 838 commuity ambassadors have been trained to champion sustainable food, and over 16,000 households have been reached through guides and cookbook initiatives.
The new three-year programme will focus on:
- Green Doctor - therapeutic outdoor activities designed to improve mental health and wellbeing
- Cooking with confidence - a new food school to encourage healthy cooking
- Real Food on Tour - delivering healthy, practical food programmes to voluntary and community organisations