Links

Links

If you have any ideas as to other organisations that their should be links to from this website please email the Guild Administrator, Jonathan Woods with the details.
General Food Links
Local Food Links
Books and Publishing Links
Professional and Reference Links
International Food Writing and Broadcasting Associations Links

General Food Links

British Nutrition Foundation
The British Nutrition Foundation is a charitable organisation that works in partnership with academic and research institutes, the food industry, educators and government to promote the nutritional well-being of society through the impartial interpretation and effective dissemination of scientifically based nutritional knowledge and advice.
Visit: www.nutrition.org.uk

Nutritionist Resource
Nutritionist Resource offers information about the areas in which nutrition might help. They have articles written by nutritionists and also have the latest industry news. To ensure the professionalism of their website, all listed nutritionist have provided copies of of their qualifications and insurance cover or proof of membership of with a professional body.
Visit: www.nutritionist-resource.org.uk

Greenpeace
The debate about the development and introduction of genetically modified or engineered foods (GMOs) has been a matter of considerable concern to food writers and everybody concerned with what we eat. Greenpeace takes a strong campaigning stand in favour of GE-free foods.
Visit: www.greenpeace.org.uk

Linking Environment and Farming (LEAF)
LEAF: supporting sustainable food and farming through demonstration farms, the market place with LEAF Marque and encouraging better public understanding of farming with visits and Open Farm Sunday.
Visit: www.leafuk.org

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
The MSC's role is to recognise well-managed fisheries through its certification programme, and to harness consumer preference for products bearing the MSC label of approval. The MSC is a non-profit international organisation.
Visit: www.msc.org

National Farmers' Union
The National Farmers' Union represents the farmers and growers of England and Wales.
Visit: www.nfuonline.com

Potato Council
Visit: www.lovepotatoes.co.uk 

Slow Food
Slow Food is an international organisation that originated in Italy (where else?) and is dedicated to the preservation of real, artisan-made foods and food products, to the protection of food heritage and culture, and simply to the encouragement and appreciation of enjoying real foods in an age when mass production, fast food and commercial interests threaten such pleasures.
Visit: www.slowfood.com

Soil Association
The Soil Association is the UK's leading organic organisation.
Visit: www.soilassociation.org

Sustain
Sustain: The alliance for better food and farming advocates food and agriculture policies and practices that enhance the health and welfare of people and animals, improve the working and living environment, enrich society and culture and promote equity.
Visit: www.sustainweb.org

Vegetarian Society
The Vegetarian Society offers information about food production, nutrition, recipes, books and much more.
Visit: www.vegsoc.org

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Local Food Links

Northern Ireland Food and Drink
Visit: www.nifda.co.uk

Scotland Food and Drink
Visit: www.scotlandfoodanddrink.org
Wales The True Taste
Visit: www.walesthetruetaste.co.uk

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Books and Publishing Links

Amazon
The Guild is an Associate of Amazon. Please remember that if you order any books or products through Amazon you can go through the link here and that way, you also add a few pennies to the Guild's income.
Visit: www.amazon.co.uk

Books for Cooks
Books for Cooks is a family-run bookshop turned website, where you get the personal attention of a neighbourhood shop with the convenience of the Internet.
Visit: www.booksforcooks.com

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Professional and Reference Links

Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society
The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) is a non-profit making organisation that was set up in 1977 by writers for writers in order to secure fair compensation for the writers’ works that are copied, broadcast or recorded.  ALCS work in conjunction with the Copyright Licensing Agency, Public Lending Right, and many more overseas organisations. To date they have distributed over £200 million to in excess of 70,000 writers.
Visit: www.alcs.co.uk

British Guild of Travel Writers
The British Guild of Travel Writers is the leading organisation for travel media professionals and numbers among its members many of Britain’s most successful travel journalists, guidebook writers, editors, photographers and broadcasters.
Visit: www.bgtw.org
British Library
The British Library has a full online information server.
Visit: portico.bl.uk

Circle of Wine Writers
The Circle of Wine Writers is the professional organisation for wine writers in the UK.
Visit: www.circleofwinewriters.org

Food4Media
Food4Media provides journalists with the latest breaking press releases from food, restaurants and wine companies worldwide, together with access to images, company profiles and archive releases, PR contacts, online research tools and much more. Additionally, their Journalist Alert service allows journalists to advise PRs of all their current needs.
Visit: www.food4media.com

Garden Media Guild
The Garden Media Guild (GMG), formerly the Garden Writers' Guild, is an association that brings together professional garden writers, authors, photographers, broadcasters, editors, lecturers and allied trades.
Visit: www.gardenmediaguild.co.uk

Good Web Guide
The Good Web Guide has reviews of web sites, articles and book reviews on food and a host of other subjects.
Visit: www.thegoodwebguide.co.uk

Gorkana

With Gorkana alerts and media requests, plus their database, you can find a PR or company spokesperson easily, find a case study, expert opinion or interviewee. You can check out vacant positions. You can provide the relevant PRs with your details and requests. You can advertise your own skills.
Visit: www.gorkana.com


Guildhall Library
The Guildhall Library houses the Guild of Food Writers collection, the André Simon collection, the library of the International Wine and Food Society, the Elizabeth David Collection and the Institute of Masters of Wine Library. In addition to these specialist gastronomic collections, the library holds many related works covering the history of cookery, brewing, agriculture and domestic science.
Visit: www.cityoflondon.gov.uk

Guild of Agricultural Journalists
The Guild of Agricultural Journalists represents reporters, broadcasters, photographers and media specialists working in agriculture, commercial horticulture and other rural industries.
Visit: www.gaj.org.uk

Guild of Health Writers
The Guild of Health Writers is a national, independent membership organisation representing Britain’s leading health journalists and writers.
Visit: www.healthwriters.com
HTML Writers Guild
The HTML Writers Guild is for professional writers creating content on the web, or who want to learn more about the processes of publishing on the web.
Visit: www.hwg.org

National Union of Journalists
THe National Union of Journalists is the organisation for all journalists in the UK and Ireland.
Visit: www.nuj.org.uk

Oxford Brookes Library
The Headington Library at Oxford Brookes University houses the Jane Grigson Collection and the Ken Hom Library.
Visit: www.brookes.ac.uk/library/

Society of Authors
The Society of Authors is the leading association for writers of fiction and non-fiction in the United Kingdom. Its members also include artists, illustrators, playwrights and scriptwriters (for both radio and television).
Visit: www.societyofauthors.org

Society for Editors and Proofreaders
The Society for Editors and Proofreaders is a professional society for employed and self-employed copy-editors and proofreaders. Desk editors, project managers and other editorial professionals are also encouraged to join.
Visit: www.sfep.org.uk

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International Food Writing and Broadcasting Associations

Associazione Stampa Agricolimentare Italiana (ASA)
The Associazione Stampa Agricolimentare is the Italian Food and Farming Press Association and is twinned with the Guild of Food Writers. This allowed the two organisations to exchange newsletters and membership contact details and paves the way for further activities of mutual interest and benefit.
Visit: www.asa-press.com

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