Month: July 2018

Madeleine Power Interviewed on BBC Radio York about the Work of the York Food Poverty Alliance

24 July 2018 / IKnowFood

Madeleine Power, the Chair of York Food Poverty Alliance, spoke to Georgey Spanswick at Breakfast on BBC Radio York, about food poverty and holiday hunger in York. More particularly she talked about the food clubs the Alliance has organised to combat holiday hunger during the school summer holidays. To listen press here, starts at 02:11:00

Prof Bob Doherty Co-hosts Social Enterprise Workshop in Thailand

20 July 2018 / IKnowFood

IKF’s Professor Bob Doherty co-hosted, with Thammasat Business School, a workshop titled ‘Thailand-UK Social Enterprise: Delivering Social Innovations’. The workshop was a part of a 15-month research project funded by Thammasat University in collaboration with the York Management School (UK). The project collected data on SE (Social Enterprise) business models both in Thailand (10 social enterprises) and […]

Paper Published on Food Insecurity in Voluntas

20 July 2018 / IKnowFood

IKF’s Madeleine Power, Professors Bob Doherty and Kate Pickett, along with Professor Neil Small from the University of Bradford, have had an article published in Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. The article is entitled ‘The Incompatibility of System and Lifeworld Understandings of Food Insecurity and the Provision of Food Aid in an […]