Events and conferences

It’s the first ever UK Malnutrition week! 1- 7 October

One in ten people aged over 65 in the UK is malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. In Scotland, Eat Well Age Well are hoping to maximise the impact of the week and have recently launched their Small Ideas, Big Impact Fund which aims to encourage groups and individuals to test ideas that will prevent, detect and/ …

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Hear Say

The CFHS annual networking conference will take place on Wednesday 24 October at the Carnegie Conference Centre in Dunfermline. Planning is going well for this latest event, with speakers confirmed and workshop contributions taking shape.  Our focus this year is on taking advantage of local evidence and experience to inform the development of policy and …

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Matter of fact

With the latest Scottish Health Survey results due to include data from the three new food insecurity questions and research work ongoing across the UK, CFHS is delighted to be offering the latest opportunity for researchers, practitioners and policy makers to come together to digest the latest information and explore future opportunities. Working alongside A …

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Better Start consultation: community retailers

Glasgow Community Food Network has organised a consultation event with the Better Start team in the Scottish Government. This event is specifically for community retailers – food coops, veg barras, community shops etc… who currently participate in Healthy Start Voucher Scheme, or wish to participate in the upcoming Better Start Scheme. The new scheme will …

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Best Start Foods: making the most of Healthy Start reform

Join Nourish Scotland and Voluntary Health Scotland at this event in Edinburgh on 22nd May to discuss how the reform of the Scottish Government Healthy Start scheme into Best Start Foods can best benefit low-income families. The organisers are particularly keen to hear from individuals and community groups that have experience of Healthy Start vouchers, …

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CFHS community cafe national learning exchange and networking event

Wednesday 2 May, Pearce Institute, Glasgow – 10:45 am – 3:00 pm Please note that we have unfortunately had to cancel this event due to circumstances outwith our control.

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Community Food Social Enterprise Network and community retailers ‘sharing good practice’ sessions

Around 40 community food initiatives took part in an event on 7 March, run jointly by CFHS and Senscot. A community food social enterprise network session was held in the morning, and a community retailers ‘sharing good practice’ session in the afternoon. The morning session looked at issues that community food social enterprises (or aspiring …

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Community Food Social Enterprise Network and community retailers ‘sharing good practice’ sessions

Grassmarket Community Project Edinburgh Senscot and CFHS are running two sessions on 7 March for community food social enterprises and community retailers. The morning session will discuss issues currently being experienced by community food social enterprises and agree future actions/supports in relation to sustainability and growth (funding, collaboration and enterprise). Partnership for Procurement (P4P team …

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Community cooking skills – evidence and networking event

Thursday 15 March, 10:30 am – 3.15 pm, The Studio, Glasgow  Our event will give participants the chance to hear about the evidence of the impact of cooking skills courses, with inputs from: – Professor Martin Caraher, City, University of London. What evidence do we have of theimpact of community cooking skills courses? – The results …

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Community retailers ‘sharing good practice’ session #2

CFHS is holding another ‘sharing good practice’ session for community retailers on 30 January in the Scottish Youth Theatre in Glasgow from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (at the latest). Anyone running a food co-op, fruit and veg stall or fruit barra is very welcome to come along.  The meeting’s being held to give everyone …

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