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Eating Out, Eating Well Framework pilot participation

Access to affordable, healthy, acceptable food is essential for health. We are increasingly eating out of home. And customers are increasingly looking to make healthy and sustainable choices when eating out. The Eating Out, Eating Well Framework and Code of Practice for Children’s menus has been developed by Public Health Scotland and Food Standards Scotland …

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Join the Scottish Alliance for Food (SCAF)

The recently formed Alliance focuses on research excellence across different disciplines and sectors to deliver focused, concerted actions to facilitate systems thinking and transformative research, to support a sustainable food and diet system, practices and behaviours in Scotland. It is looking for a broad range of people to shape its activities. Find out more on …

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Global Plant Kitchens

Global Plant Kitchens is a free online programme developed by Made in Hackney for anyone who wants to set up a vegan community cookery school. Learn about fundraising, teaching classes, growing a team and more. The team are currently looking for an organisation or person who wants to create a new plant-based food project in …

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Food Train Connects

The Food Train has just launched its newest service, which is available to older people Scotland-wide. The Food Train Connects shopping service connects customers with a volunteer living nearby willing to support them with the weekly task of shopping. Volunteers collect shopping lists weekly on an agreed suitable day, do the shopping and deliver to …

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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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Opportunity to get involved with the new Grow Banff @ the Vinery project

Aberdeenshire Council are looking for a social enterprise, charity, business or partnership who will work with them and the community to fulfil the potential of a derelict, listed Vinery building in Banff to make a real difference to people’s lives. A community consultation was carried out to identify possible uses for this Grade B listed …

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Eat Well Age Well Evaluation – invitation to tender

The Eat Well Age Well project, which focuses on preventing, detecting and treating malnutrition and dehydration in older adults living at home in Scotland, is  currently seeking expressions of interest in the evaluation of this Eat Well Age Well initiative. More information about the brief and how to submit an expression of interest can be …

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SCDC supporting communities programme: People, Planning and Place

SCDC is offering help to community organisations involved in community-led action planning and strengthening community engagement. The support provided as part of its Supporting Communities programme will help you to: Strengthen your community engagement, in particular with those whose voices are least heard; design, deliver or update community-led action planning in your area; ensure your …

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Community meals procurement opportunity

Community Meals are the subject of a major procurement opportunity. Details available on the public sector contracts website. Partnership for Procurement (P4P) and Senscot are good sources of help if you are interested but unfamiliar with the process.  

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Community Wellbeing Action Research

The Community Wellbeing Action Research (programme) from the Robertson Trust will see up to 8 community organisations developing and delivering support and services alongside their community, which take a trauma informed approach to improving wellbeing, targeted on the needs of families and children aged 0-12. An initial 6-12-month period of learning and support will give …

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