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Cultivating awareness by cooking up a 'rescued food' feast

Charlotte Spring reports from Manchester’s debut Disco Soup - a family "feastival" aiming to prevent food waste through shared skills and supper.

Human Rights Act or human rights: as we squabble, people are going hungry

Charlotte Spring examines the functions of Human Rights in their various forms and considers the influence they have over our right to food.

Hunger and Waste: how to get more food to the fork

Charlotte Spring examines the fraught and complex journey from "field to fork" taken by our food and how it is increasingly being brought to public attention.