There is the shared vision and strategic commitment to develop the environmental and economic benefits of a more resilient and sustainable food system for the Sheffield City Region. A wide range of individuals and organisations are currently involved in this next exciting phase of developing a sustainable food system for Sheffield. If you would like to find out more, or get involved please get in touch

ShefFood – Sheffield’s Food Partnership

ShefFood is Sheffield’s food partnership. We are a cross-sector partnership of local public agencies, businesses, academic and community organisations committed to working together to create a more sustainable food system for Sheffield. Food networks are complex, covering endless activities from farm to fork, and beyond. The below graphic highlights the different areas involved in Sheffield’s Food System.

Sheffield Food System


  • Labour
  • Soil, Water
  • Equipment
  • Energy
  • Lands


  • Retail
  • Wholesale

Food Waste Management

  • Food Pantries
  • Schools
  • Homes
  • Grocers
  • Hospitals


  • Value-Added
  • Packaging


  • Food Rescue
  • Energy
  • Compost


  • Procurement
  • Planning
  • Training & Skills

Creating ShefFood

Sheffield was awarded a Sustainable Food Places Bronze Award in 2021. ShefFood is now leading a Bronze to Silver campaign. Here’s how we do it.

ShefFood’s Partners

Get to know the organisations, people and bodies who help make ShefFood happen.

Sustainable Food Places

Sustainable Food Places (SFP) is a partnership programme that supports places across the UK on their journey towards creating sustainable, equitable and healthy food systems.

About ShefFood

Find out about our organisation, what we do and why we do it.

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