Setting up and running a community food project requires similar skills to running a small business. In fact many initiatives start out as, or grow to be, social enterprises.
Whatever your set-up, it is well worth getting good practices and procedures in place. Make sure that you know all your legal responsibilities, have properly trained staff and volunteers and keep your money in good order.
In this section we’ve bought together good practice guides and toolkits to help you run your project effectively, and some advice about how to buy your food supplies.