Hi, I’m Lucy

The founder of Food Behind Bars.

The subject of prison food landed in my life through pure chance back in 2016. My background is in journalism and at the time I was writing freelance for different publications. I wrote an article about what women eat in prison that was inspired by the official government report, Life in Prison: Food. After the feature was published, I couldn’t quite let go of the subject. Food Behind Bars was born. 

Since launching my campaign, I have written extensively about prison food, spoken at conferences both in the UK and abroad, visited prisons up and down the country and uncovered real life stories about what diet means behind bars. I’m a true believer that food has the power to change lives and positively impact society. I also believe that everyone deserves the tools and understanding to eat healthily - regardless of their background or circumstance. Better food in prison will lead to a better functioning prison system. This remains my ultimate goal.

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Get in touch

Get in touch

For any press, public speaking, journalism or general enquiries, drop me a line at lucy@foodbehindbars.co.uk

If you are an ex-prisoner, know someone in prison or work at a prison in the UK, I’d also love to hear from you!

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For any press, public speaking, journalism or general enquiries, drop me a line at: 

lucy@foodbehindbars.co.uk 

If you are an ex-prisoner, know someone in prison or work at a prison in the UK, I’d also love to hear from you!

Follow the campaign on:
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Food Behind Bars – The UK's national campaign
to improve prison food.

Get in touch – lucy@foodbehindbars.co.uk 

Instagram   |   Twitter

Food Behind Bars – The UK's national
campaign to improve prison food.

lucy@foodbehindbars.co.uk

Instagram   |   Twitter