Episode 95: Andrew Forsey and Greta Defeyter - HAF Alliance and Feeding Britain
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In today's episode, James speaks to Andrew Forsey and Greta Defeyter.  Andrew Forsey is the National Director of the Feeding Britain program and the chair of the HAF Alliance while Greta is the founder and director of the Healthy Living Lab at Northumbria University, a trustee of Feeding Britain, and a founding member of the Global School Food and Health Consortium. 


Feeding Britain is an award-winning charity with a vision of a UK where no one goes hungry. The charity supports a national network of 66 regional anti-hunger partnerships of more than 600 local organizations working to ensure hunger becomes a thing of the past for the communities they serve.


In a nutshell, James, Andrew, and Greta speak about:

  • The history of the HAF Alliance from its inception and what it aims to achieve in the long run
  • HAF sprint initiative that is currently running and having a National Design sprint and the significant impact it has had on lots of people’s lives
  • How the Feeding Britain program came into place and how it has helped provide meals for school children across Britain
  • Where they are skewed in terms of demographics
  • The financial impact of COVID-19 on the food system and young people and how this has put more pressure on the program 
  • They plan to attract a larger number of secondary school going young people to the program and bring them together 
  • Their achievements strive to shape, influence, and make it the best program for young people

…and so much more!           


Check out Feeding Britain:      

Website: https://feedingbritain.org 

Instagram: @feeding_britain  

Twitter: @Feeding_Britain           


Connect with Andrew and Greta:

Email: andrew.forsey@feedingbritain.org 

LinkedIn: Professor Greta Defeyter

Twitter: @livinghealthy  


Connect with James

Instagram: @james_ventures

Facebook: Coordinate Sports FB Page

LinkedIn: James Moore

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