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Food and the environment

Many community food initiatives aim to support access to, and take up of an affordable, acceptable and healthy diet whilst also moving towards practice that addresses the climate challenge.  See also  community food networks to find out about what’s going on in your area and the food supplies section on using local or/ and surplus food

Guides and learning from others

  • British Dietetic Association: runs One Blue Dot, the environmentally sustainable diet project and provides a comprehensive range of resources, tool kits and recipes.
  • Zero Waste Scotland: provides support and resources on how to reduce food waste, including the Love Food, Hate Waste campaign
  • Keep Scotland Beautiful: ran the Climate Challenge Fund and has resources and case studies demonstrating the impact of this fund
  • Scottish Communities Climate Action Network put together videos demonstrating community food projects for the COP26 event


Where to go for campaigns and research