Food prices have risen by a third in the last five years. This has been caused by increases in energy prices and droughts and floods that have damaged crops – which will continue as global warming makes chaotic weather a regular reality.
- ensure Eastbourne has a resilient food supply chain, especially for those on low incomes
- ensure every household has access to locally grown food
- have multiple community food growing areas
- have community orchards
- have a town-wide garden food share scheme