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Food poverty and access: case studies

Addressing food poverty in a sustainable way is the nub of what community food initiatives do, in supporting access to healthy affordable food and teaching food-related skills. Recently food banks have sprung up all over Scotland in response to need for emergency food aid. Many existing community food organisations have been part of this response and have been exploring how they can promote healthy eating habits while distributing food parcels.

North Lanarkshire Food Aid

North Lanarkshire Food Aid supports people facing hardship and extreme food poverty. It uses a range of co-ordinated interventions designed to deliver a more holistic and longer-term approach than foodbanks have historically been able to offer.

Read ‘North Lanarkshire Food Aid’ here