Invitation: Food Poverty – A reference and discussion forum

You are invited to attend an forum which will focus on the challenges and solutions to food poverty in Oxfordshire.  This reference group is for anyone concerned with food poverty in Oxfordshire.

Who should attend?

Anyone who is interested in food poverty including groups working with homeless people, food banks and soup kitchens.  Organisations concerned with financial poverty and the distribution of food and goods may also by interested.

Pre-booking is essential.


Time Item
9.30 Refreshments and welcome
9.45- 10.15 Presentations

  • Claire Dowan (CEO Oxford Homeless Pathways) –  “Feeding the homeless – how Oxford Homeless Pathways contributes to relieving food poverty.”
  • Rachel Hammond (Stonehill Community Garden & Founder Incredible Edible Oxford) – “How to feed a city!”
10.15 10.30 Questions and discussion
10.15 – 10.30 Speakers and Q&A session (Speakers TBC)
10.30 – 10.45 Break – use your break to continue the discussion
10.45 – 11.30 Table discussions and pleary



Hannah Fenton (Good Food Oxford) – Solutions and Opportunities

Discussion – sharing tips

Take home pledge

Cost: £5.00 to cover expenses (OCVA members free – 1 representative per group)

When: Wednesday 22nd November

Where: West Oxfordshire District Council, Woodgreen, Witney, OX28 1NB

Enquiries contact

Telephone: 01865 251946 or 07925 807668


Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps will need to be completed to secure your place.

Step 1: Please register your details with us on the form:

Please note that registration without payment does not constitute a booking. Both are required, and we do check. (Thanks!)

Step 2: Make payment within 2 working days of registering.

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Food Poverty Forum (£5.00 or Free)

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