Cooking and growing

Chat and Chaat

This resource is a healthy eating manual of  South Asian recipes from groups based in and around Edinburgh. Developed in cookery and nutrition workshops, held as part of the NHS Lothian Khush Dil Project between 2002 and 2008, the recipes are a mixture of traditional dishes and new creations that groups have worked to make healthier …

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What’s Cooking in Scotland? Part One

This publication is based on the experiences of community groups and agencies throughout Scotland and shows how they have addressed some of the issues that groups have concerns about when planning to set up and deliver cookery sessions.

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Cooking in the Community in 5 Easy Steps

This manual has been developed by Community Food Workers in Fife, and is a reflection of their shared experiences. It is intended to support organisations and their workers, who seek to promote healthy lifestyles within their local community through practical food activities.

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Evaluation of Fife Community Kitchen

In November 2011, NHS Fife commissioned Blake Stevenson Ltd to evaluate Fife’s Community Kitchen, located at Adam Smith’s College’s Levenmouth campus. The report, executive summary and appendices are included.

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Development of a produce supply chain between community growers, caterers, and retailers in Edinburgh

CFHS commissioned Blake Stevenson to carry out research into the feasibility of establishing a produce supply chain between community growers, caterers and retailers in Edinburgh.

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Healthy Eating Healthy Living

This Scottish Government funded Healthy Eating, Healthy Living Project developed a multi-media educational pack consisting of 26 sessions on healthy eating for adults with learning disabilities. This included five practical cookery sessions. A small team supported six pilot sites in Greater Glasgow and Tayside to deliver the pack and this report describes how the programme …

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Orchards and Grow Your Own Census Scotland

The Commonwealth Orchard has launched its report of a census of community orchards and grow your own projects carried out March 2011. The census includes comments from a range of growing projects from across Scotland.

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Resources, toolkits and recipes for community cookery

A list of resources suitable for groups who wish to develop community cookery sessions in low-income communities.

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Healthy eating and beyond

A fact sheet that provides a snapshot of community cookery sessions being delivered around Scotland.

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How to get beyond smoothies

This booklet features tips and ideas gathered from a CFHS youth, food and health networking event that focused on work with a range of young people.

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