Between August 2017 and March 2018 we worked with a small group of community cafes to look at self-evaluation, including Windmills Cafe.Read ‘Self-evaluation programme – Windmills Cafe’ here
Community cafés and retailing: case studies
Food co-ops and community cafés are a practical way of breaking down barriers to healthy eating, such as accessibility and affordability. Often found in community and health centres, they not only offer healthy, affordable food but provide a social focus as well as skills training. They can fill a gap where a mainstream business won’t survive and any profits are reinvested in the community.