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CFHS – May e-bulletin

Our latest e-bulletin highlights four community food regional events that we are supporting and run by Edinburgh Community Food (30th May), Glasgow Community Food Network (21st June) Community Food Initiatives North East – CFINE (28th August) and Lanarkshire Community Food Partnership (date TBC). Also news of what’s going on in the community food sector – …

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Edinburgh Community Food Regional event- Thursday 30th May

Regional Community Food – Let’s cook up a storm! 📅 Thursday 30th May ⌚ 9.30am – 3pm 📍  Central Hall, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9BP 🎫 Book a ticket: https://regionalcommunityfood.eventbrite.co.uk Edinburgh Community Food 🍓 is delighted to invite you to their Regional Community Food Conference. Join to celebrate, connect and collaborate with regional community food partners. We’re hungry …

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Zero Waste Cooking Day

Martin Carle, Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE)’s Sustainable Food Co-ordinator tells us about a cooking day: As part of the recent ‘Climate Week North East,’ CFINE and Granite City Good Food held a zero waste cooking day on the 20th March. The workshop invited members of the community to come along to Cook at …

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Community food vacancy

Glasgow Community Food Network is seeking a Project Manager for its Food Climate Action project. Closing date: 2nd April 2024 More information is available on the Good Moves website.         

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CFHS – March e-bulletin

Our latest e-bulletin considers how the community food sector contributes to the Good Food Nation ambition, as well as letting you know about the latest podcasts, webinars and reports on topics such as healthy weight, climate challenge, food growing, food costs and more.   You can view the March 2024 e-bulletin here. 

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Scottish Alliance for Food – vacancy

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. 

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CFHS March e-bulletin

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. 

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CFHS February e-bulletin

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.

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A move towards healthy and more environmentally sustainable diets

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 …

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CFHS January e-bulletin

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.

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