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Food for Life Get Togethers in Scotland – bringing communities closer. Resources available.

The Soil Association’s Food for Life Get Togethers are fun activities and events involving good food that brings people of different ages and backgrounds together. They can be big or small and might involve growing, cooking, eating or all three!  If you think you could run a Food for Life Get Together for your community, then …

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Scottish Cancer Prevention Network newsletter

A tenth anniversary edition of their newsletter has just gone out from the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network and is available from their website.  

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Environmental Protection Scotland’s new publication

Of interest to community growers would be Environmental Protection Scotland’s publication on land contamination, available from their website.

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RSA’s Food, Farming and Countryside Scottish Commission report

The report from the RSA’s Food, Farming and Countryside Scottish Commission is available on their website.

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Priceless CFHS Annual Networking Conference, 4 November 2019

Community Food and Health Scotland’s 2019 Annual Networking Conference – Priceless – was an informative event, which stimulated many interesting discussions and was an excellent networking opportunity. Our keynote speaker’s Wendy Wills Presentation at Priceless Conference has been uploaded and our Conference Report will be available soon.

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Event – The Reckoning – food insecurity measurement and its application to policy and practice

The Reckoning – food insecurity measurement and its application to policy and practice Edinburgh Training Centre, 9:30 – 3:00, Monday 25th November This event is being organised jointly with the Scottish Government, who will be updating on the data currently collected by the Scottish Health Survey and the move to questions within the UK-wide Family Resources …

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Vacancy – Senior Health Improvement Officer, NHS Health Scotland

NHS Health Scotland has a vacancy for a Senior Health Improvement Officer under the Community Development portfolio within their Place and Equity team. Further details available here

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The Reckoning – food insecurity measurement and its application to policy and practice

Edinburgh Training Centre, 9:30 – 3:00, Monday 25th November The Reckoning – food insecurity measurement and its application to policy and practice is the latest seminar for practitioners, policy makers and academics to hear what is happening, and discuss what should be happening, around the measurement of food insecurity. This event is being organised by …

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Nourish Conference

Places still available at this year’s two-day Nourish conference. See the Nourish website for more details.

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Fareshare additional Funding

Information and advice is available from your local Fareshare hub on the application of the Scottish Government’s recently announced additional £1 million investment to support organisations responding to food insecurity. Fareshare has hubs in Tayside and Fife, Central and Edinburgh, Glasgow and Grampian.

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