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June CFHS e-bulletin

Our June e-bulletin covers food strategies from different part of the UK, consultations, webinars and funding.  Plus links to research reports on subsidising fruit and veg, food safety and food aid and the Weight of the Nation. You can access the June CFHS e-bulletin here.  

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CFHS May e-bulletin

Our May e-bulletin features a blog post from the Rowett institute – discussing how community food  organisations managed to support families during the lockdowns. Also covered are how community food organisations are supporting Ukrainians arriving into Scotland, reports and plans covering Good Food Nation, obesity and food insecurity, as well as events, funding and consultations. …

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Guest blog: Impact of the Covid-19 lockdowns in service providers’ perspectives of the food insecurity of families with school-age children in Scotland

David Watts and John McKenzie from the Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen discuss findings from their research during the Covid pandemic: In 2021, with Scottish Government funding, we interviewed staff and volunteers working to provide emergency food supplies to families with school-age children during the Covid-19 lockdowns. We had two aims. First, to understand how …

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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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March e-bulletin

Our March e-bulletin includes information about linking your work to local policy as well as the latest events, training, consultations and reports.   You can read our March e-bulletin here

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CFHS February e-bulletin

Our February e-bulletin reports on responses to the Ending the Need for Food Banks consultation as well as letting you know about the latest reports and events. You can view the e-bulletin here. 

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Ending the Need for Food Banks consultation

Public Health Scotland has responded to this recent consultation, which closed on 25 January 2022. You can read the response at the link below. PHS Response – Ending the need for food banks 20.02.22

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Community food networks near you

The CFHS programme has been working with the Scottish Government Diet and Healthy Weight team and community food networks to map strategic and practical support for community food activities across Scotland. The mapping snapshot is almost complete and we will update sections of our website with this information over the coming weeks. Meanwhile, we found …

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December CFHS e-bulletin

Our December e-bulletin includes a blog post from Edinburgh Community Food – encouraging us to respond to the Scottish Government consultation to End the need for food banks. There’s also information about a Best Start Foods update, veg pledges and the price of veg, funding and events. You can read the CFHS e-bulletin here 

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Guest Blog post: Make sure your views are heard on ending the need for food banks

In our guest blog post, Brenda Black from Edinburgh Community Food gives us reasons on why we should respond to the Scottish Government consultation paper on ‘Ending the need for food banks’ and gives us a few tips to help us. How does the draft national plan hope to succeed in ending the need for …

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