The University of Glasgow is recruiting a Project Manager for its newly developed Scottish Alliance for Food. The closing date is 3rd April 2023. Information about the post is available here.
Author archives: Kim Newstead
Our latest e-bulletin includes the latest health, poverty and diet reports, what community food initiatives are doing as well as events, recordings and funding. The e-bulletin is available here.
Our latest e-bulletin provides an update on how community organisations are adapting their cooking activities to the rise in energy costs, as well as the latest reports, webinars and recordings. You can read our February e-bulletin here.
The Rowett Institute at the University of Aberdeen is conducting a study which will explore healthy and more environmentally sustainable diets in Scotland, focusing on the consumption of red meat with the aim to shift towards plant based foods. Here, the Rowett Institute explains the focus of the study planned for 2023. Cutting down on …
Our latest e-bulletin provides information about what’s happening in the community food sector as well the latest events, webinars, reports and recordings. The CFHS e-bulletin is available here.
Food Standards Scotland are recruiting new Board members and are looking for applications from the widest possible range of people so that collectively, the Board will have the breadth and depth of skills and experience it requires. The closing date for applications is 1st August 2022. More information is available here.
The Scottish parliament has passed the final phase of the Good Food Nation Bill. The Scottish Government, local authorities and health boards will be required to develop Good Food Nation plans. A Commission will be set up to scrutinise progress. You can read news about the Good Food Nation Bill on the Scottish Government website
Our June e-bulletin covers food strategies from different part of the UK, consultations, webinars and funding. Plus links to research reports on subsidising fruit and veg, food safety and food aid and the Weight of the Nation. You can access the June CFHS e-bulletin here.
Our May e-bulletin features a blog post from the Rowett institute – discussing how community food organisations managed to support families during the lockdowns. Also covered are how community food organisations are supporting Ukrainians arriving into Scotland, reports and plans covering Good Food Nation, obesity and food insecurity, as well as events, funding and consultations. …
Guest blog: Impact of the Covid-19 lockdowns in service providers’ perspectives of the food insecurity of families with school-age children in Scotland
David Watts and John McKenzie from the Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen discuss findings from their research during the Covid pandemic: In 2021, with Scottish Government funding, we interviewed staff and volunteers working to provide emergency food supplies to families with school-age children during the Covid-19 lockdowns. We had two aims. First, to understand how …