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Dandelion Harvest Grants

The Dandelion Harvest Grants Programme aims to support new and established growers to participate in the Dandelion Harvest weekend on September 10th and 11th. There are two funds available, one for new growers and one for established growers. The closing date for applications is Friday 20 May. Find out more on the Dandelion website

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CFHS April e-bulletin

Our latest e-bulletin tells you about our plans ahead as well as all the latest webinars, reports, funding and recordings. You can access the April e-bulletin here. 

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Raising the issue of malnutrition training

Dates for 2022 for this training from Eat Well Age Well are now available. More information and details of how to book on the Eat Well Age Well website.

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Building Community Food Resilience

The Food Ethics Council has written this guide to unpick and understand what a path to building community food resilience could look like in the UK, moving away from emergency food aid towards approaches that build long-term community food resilience. The report can be downloaded from the Food Ethics Council website

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Food bank use, poverty and mental health

Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Independent Food Aid Network have just published a new report exploring the impact of poverty and food bank use on people’s mental health. The report is available on the IFAN website.

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Home from Hospital guide

Sustain has published a new guide: Home from hospital: ensuring people have access to food at hospital discharge and beyond. This guide summarises five key elements of ensuring people have support in place and includes examples of good practice from around the country. The guide can be downloaded from the Sustain website. A recording of …

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Grants to help communities tackle food and climate change

A programme of new grants has been recently launched by Sustain as part of the Food for the Planet project. The grants aim to support communities to campaign and advocate to make food in their area better for people and the planet Funding of up to £5,000 is available for local food partnerships, local authorities …

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The Arnold Clark Community Fund

In March 2020, Arnold Clark launched its Community Fund to offer charitable organisations financial support in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The Fund has now reopened, accepting applications until June 2022. Grants of up to £1,000 are available. More information on eligibility and how to apply on the Arnold Clark website.

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Investing in Communities Fund

The next round of the Scottish Government Investing in Communities Fund, part of its Empowering Communities programme, is due to open in April 2022. The fund supports disadvantaged or fragile communities to tackle poverty on their own terms. More information on the Scottish Government website.

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New resources from Food Standards Scotland

Food Standards Scotland has produced a new online resource, Eat Well Your Way, to help us eat better by providing tips for when we are out shopping for food, eating out, or preparing food at home. https://www.eatwellyourway.scot/ Also new from Food Standards Scotland is Cookin’ Castle, an online interactive website intended to teach and promote …

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