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 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 anne.gibson5@nhs.net  

CFHS annual development fund is now open

Community Food and Health (Scotland) has an annual development fund open to groups and agencies in Scotland that would like to improve access to, and take up of, a healthy, varied and balanced diet.  Funding from £500 to £3000 is available. The fund is now open for applications (until 8 August 2014).  See our funding »

CFHS annual networking conference 2014

This year’s national networking conference will take place on Wednesday 29 October at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow. About the event A national networking conference hosted by Community Food and Health (Scotland).  A unique opportunity to network with community food colleagues. A day where people can learn and discuss national activity as well as local »

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