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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.

Covid-19 updates and information

UK reports on Covid-19 responses

Carnegie UK Trust has produced this new report, Pooling Together: How Community Hubs have responded to the COVID-19 Emergency, featuring case studies from hubs throughout the UK, available on the Carnegie website. Sustain’s report, Community Food Retail and Food Poverty: examples of different models and guidelines for developing projects, looks at community food projects throughout the UK and how they …

Postcode Recovery Fund

The Postcode Recovery Fund has been created to support charities to develop innovative solutions that address the many issues affecting people as society recovers from the effects of the pandemic. Postcode Recovery Fund will offer a total award fund of £3,000,000 for charitable organisations to deliver projects within Great Britain in 2021-2023. Charities can apply …

Covid-19 responses from the community food sector in Fife

Two new reports are now available that look at Covid-19 responses from the community food sector in Fife, looking back and moving forward. Fife Food Champions are people who have been identified and supported by Fife Community Food Project and have demonstrated the ability and commitment to promote and deliver positive food messages to their …

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