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.

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CFHS learning exchange – community cooking skills activities: building evidence, inspiring practice

Central Edinburgh, Thursday 27 November 2014, 10.30 am to 3 pm. This will be an opportunity to: Network and share learning on community cooking skills activities. Hear about, and contribute to, CFHS research on community cooking skills activities. Find out about current resources in the market place. This learning exchange aims to be relevant to »

Are you involved in running or supporting a community café? Would you like to find out how other community cafes operate?

CFHS’s first community café learning visit is taking place on Wednesday 12 November, from 12.30 – 4 p.m. It includes visits to two well-established community cafes – Reidvale Community Café in Dennistoun in Glasgow, and Theo’s Café in Orbiston Neighbourhood Centre, Bellshill. Transport from and to Glasgow city centre, and lunch, are provided. We will »

Fare Choice readership survey

Issue 67 of Fare Choice is now available to download from the Publications Library.   Included with this edition is a readership survey on Fare Choice that we would be grateful if you could complete and return to us to inform our planning for the future. The survey can be accessed here: http://surveys.healthscotland.com/index.php/298861/lang-en

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