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CFHS – May e-bulletin

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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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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CFHS – March e-bulletin

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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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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Building a community food network

Propagate was one of three projects awarded funding from us last year, to support collaborative working and which Propagate used to expand the reach of the Dumfries and Galloway Community Food Network. The Network successfully reached a wider range of community food initiatives across this rural area; raised awareness of cash first approaches to tacking …

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CFHS e-bulletin December 2023

Our latest e-bulletin contains news about the Scottish Health Survey findings, and the Best Start Foods stakeholder events,  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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CFHS e-bulletin November 2023

Our latest e-bulletin contains news about collaboration and network building in the Western Isles, and the Eating Out, Eating Well framework pilot,  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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Collaborating around food in the Western Isles

Last April we awarded funding to three organisations to support our pilot learning project, which aimed to build stronger community food work locally. You can find out about one of these – the Outer Hebrides Social Economy Partnership and its work with a local food club –  in a short case study on the CFHS …

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CFHS e-bulletin October 2023

Our latest e-bulletin contains a very short and easy-to-complete readership survey, 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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