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Social enterprise and community cafe activity

This new briefing paper from Senscot aims to establish the core purposes these activities serve and gain insight into how community cafe activity is resourced, particularly with regards to the challenges of turning over a surplus. This paper will be followed by a series of shorter publications with a focus on peer-to-peer learning around the …

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

This event, held at Edinburgh Training Centre on 25 November 2019,  was organised jointly with the Scottish Government, who gave an update on the data currently collected by the Scottish Health Survey and the move to questions within the UK-wide Family Resources Survey. A Menu for Change were also involved in organising the event and …

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Save the date! Celebrating Community-led Health – CHEX turns 20

Join CHEX on Tuesday 25th February 2020 in Glasgow for a celebration of community-led health and a chance to mark 20 years of CHEX.  The event aims to bring people from across Scotland to reflect on the progress community-led health has made and, crucially, look ahead to the next steps. The day will feature insightful …

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Community wellbeing survey

The Local Government and Communities Committee is seeking views on how to achieve community wellbeing. The Committee is keen to find out what people think affects ‘community wellbeing’ and have launched a call for the public’s ideas on what this future work should focus on. The launch also sees the Parliament make use of a new …

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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 bring 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, …

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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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Update: 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.  Please follow this link to read the Conference summary report.

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FareChoice Issue 80

Issue 80 of our newsletter, Fare Choice, is now available to download from the publications library.

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