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.
Our latest e-bulletin contains news about collaboration and network building in the Western Isles, and the Eating Out, Eating Well framework pilot, as well as other news about diet and nutrition and research and policy, as well as reports, latest events and funding. You can access the e-bulletin here.
Last April we awarded funding to three organisations to support our pilot learning project, which aimed to build stronger community food work locally. You can find out about one of these – the Outer Hebrides Social Economy Partnership and its work with a local food club – in a short case study on the CFHS …
Our latest e-bulletin contains a very short and easy-to-complete readership survey, news about diet and nutrition and research and policy, as well as reports, latest events and funding. You can access the e-bulletin here.
Our latest e-bulletin has information on challenging poverty in Glasgow, diet and nutrition, research and policy, as well as news, reports, latest events and funding. You can access the e-bulletin here
Many community food initiatives work in collaboration with others to address poverty. One example is Glasgow Community Food Network (GCFN), which brings together a wide range of community food initiatives from within the city, including those addressing poverty. GCFN is also part of the Glasgow Food Policy Partnership that aims to develop a co-ordinated response …
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