A place to investigate food resources across the country.
Digitalised from a map from the Atlas of Britain (Clarendon Press, Oxford) 1963
Modelled from Census 2011 population-weighted output area centroids
A number of consistent criteria used for assessment are used which include climate (temperature, rainfall, aspect, exposure, frost risk), site (gradient, micro-relief, flood risk) and soil (depth,texture, stoniness).
Food footprint illustrate simply but powerfully how large an area is needed to fulfill the basic needs of an urban population. Modelled by Geofutures as part of a Transition Network study.