This short repot provides a summary of research commissioned by CFHS that studied the impact of cooking skills on families.
Cooking and growing
The impact of community cookery skills activities on families – a comparison between three different approaches
In October 2012 Consilium Research and Consultancy Limited was commissioned by CFHS to explore the impact of different approaches to delivering community cookery skills activities on families. The research aims to identify and analyse the sustainable outcomes for families engaging in three approaches to delivering cooking courses.
This publication gives a flavour of what community food initiatives and disability learning support providers are doing to offer adults with learning disabilities access to food and health activities in order to improve their health and wellbeing.
This publication gathers information from policies, research, and community food initiatives in Scotland to find out what difference community cookery makes to people in low-income communities.
This resource is a healthy eating manual of South Asian recipes from groups based in and around Edinburgh. Developed in cookery and nutrition workshops, held as part of the NHS Lothian Khush Dil Project between 2002 and 2008, the recipes are a mixture of traditional dishes and new creations that groups have worked to make healthier »
This publication is based on the experiences of community groups and agencies throughout Scotland and shows how they have addressed some of the issues that groups have concerns about when planning to set up and deliver cookery sessions.
This manual has been developed by Community Food Workers in Fife, and is a reflection of their shared experiences. It is intended to support organisations and their workers, who seek to promote healthy lifestyles within their local community through practical food activities.
In November 2011, NHS Fife commissioned Blake Stevenson Ltd to evaluate Fife’s Community Kitchen, located at Adam Smith’s College’s Levenmouth campus. The report, executive summary and appendices are included.
Development of a produce supply chain between community growers, caterers, and retailers in Edinburgh
CFHS commissioned Blake Stevenson to carry out research into the feasibility of establishing a produce supply chain between community growers, caterers and retailers in Edinburgh.
This Scottish Government funded Healthy Eating, Healthy Living Project developed a multi-media educational pack consisting of 26 sessions on healthy eating for adults with learning disabilities. This included five practical cookery sessions. A small team supported six pilot sites in Greater Glasgow and Tayside to deliver the pack and this report describes how the programme »