Community Food and Health (Scotland) or CFHS aims to ensure that everyone in Scotland has the opportunity, ability and confidence to access a healthy and acceptable diet for themselves, their families and their communities. We do this by supporting work with and within low-income communities that addresses health inequalities and barriers (availability, affordability, skills and culture) to healthy and affordable food.

Through our work we aim to support communities to identify these barriers; develop local responses to addressing the barriers; and highlight where actions at other levels, or in other sectors, are required.

We value the experience, understanding, skills and knowledge within Scotland’s community food initiatives and their unique contribution to developing and delivering policy and practice at all levels.

Latest CFHS updates

CFHS annual networking conference 2014

Registration is now open for our annual networking conference to be held at the Central Hotel in Glasgow, on 29 October. The conference will be an opportunity for people to come together, learn from each other and share experience, evidence, hopes and concerns on all aspects of food, inequality and social justice. A day where »

CFHS community cafe network funding

CFHS is inviting applications from groups of community cafes that want to set up a community café network or run joint promotional activities. Groups of cafes can apply for up to £1000. More details can be found here, or contact  

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