Conferences and networking

CFHS conference report

Community Food and Health (Scotland) hosted a national networking conference in October 2014. The aim of the conference was to provide a valuable day for those involved in tackling health inequalities through community food activity.

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Second helpings

Following on from the Mind the Menu event in 2012, Second Helpings offered a further opportunity for organisations working in the field to network and share their practice.

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Community cafe event, June 2014

CFHS held a networking event for community cafes on 26 June 2014 in Glasgow. The aims of the event were to give everyone taking part the chance to meet staff and volunteers from other community cafes; space and time to think about and discuss the future; the chance to find out about the Edinburgh Community …

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Maternal and infant nutrition framework: supporting a Healthy Start

This report provides an overview of an event called ‘Maternal and infant nutrition framework: supporting a Healthy Start’. This event took place in May 2014 and included learning from previous and ongoing work around Healthy Start programmes in the Forth Valley area that were supported by Community Food and Health (Scotland).

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Emergency food aid: a national learning exchange

This report and summary is the product of discussions that included practitioners, planners, policy makers and academics. Discussions centred around viewing emergency food aid as one dimension of wider food poverty and ensuring we understood the nature and scale of causes, need and impact. The consensus was that local responses had to be informed, joined …

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All on One Plate

Community Food and Health (Scotland) hosted a free national networking conference in October 2013. The event was for people keen to share experience, evidence, hopes and concerns on all aspects of food, inequality and social justice. The report gives background information about the conference, conference content and the results from an online evaluation survey.  

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CFHS networking conference 2012: key themes from the table discussion

The CFHS annual networking conference took place at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow on Wednesday 7 November. On the right track?  brought together everyone who has a role or interest in community food and health activity that addresses health inequalities in Scotland.  The conference programme featured three separate parts: a discussion kicked off by Dr. Deirdre …

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Mind the Menu

Report from the event held on 6 June 2012 at Discovery Point in Dundee.

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Strengthening food work across minority ethnic communities

The January networking meeting reviewed the recent CFHS funded learning opportunities and looked at priorities for support in 2012 – 2013.

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Networks and Networking: how four community food and health initiatives are developing networks

This fact sheet shares information and experiences on developing networks.

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