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CFHS e-bulletin July 2024

Our latest e-bulletin considers cash first and income maximisation approaches used by community food organisations, as  well as news 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 July e-bulletin here.

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CFHS e-bulletin May 2024

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 e-bulletin March 2024

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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Edinburgh Community Food Cash First Toolkit

Following on from its Menu for All launch event on 6 October 2023, Edinburgh Community Food has published its finalised Cash First Toolkit. The Toolkit is designed for community food organisations, their staff and volunteers and related organisations, to support community members in need. It aims is to boost knowledge, confidence and skills around cash …

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What can community food initiatives do to support cash first approaches to food insecurity?

Published online today, this briefing paper will provide clarity on, raise awareness of, and support use of cash first approaches as the primary response to tackling food insecurity. This will include examples and clarity on how community food initiatives are currently supporting this, ideas on how to join with others locally to further support cash …

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CFHS e-bulletin January 2024

Our latest e-bulletin contains news about building a community food network in Dumfries and Galloway, and the Good Food Nation plan consultation,  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.

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Navigating the asylum maze

The Dignity in Practice Network is planning Food For All workshops that are tailor-made for staff and volunteers engaged in community food services. These will provide an opportunity for you and your team to come together with people with lived experience of the asylum system in a safe space, to reflect and learn from each …

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