Retailing and catering

Community cafe learning event report

This CFHS factsheet reports on three community cafe learning visits that took place between November 2014 and February 2015.

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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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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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Evaluation of the impact of the Scottish Grocers Federation Healthy Living Programme on community retailers

This research looks at the impact of the Scottish Grocers Healthy Living Programme’s training and resources on community retailers selling fruit and vegetables. The research highlights the benefits of both the training and resources, but also their limitations. It also makes some recommendations about how else the programme could support community retailers.

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Local food micro funding

CFHS fact sheet that summarises the feedback obtained from six community food initiatives funded by CFHS to buy and sell or use more locally-grown fruit and vegetables.

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Shared tastes and common values

Exploring Scotland’s past, current and potential future relationship between co-operation, food and health.

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Feedback – the value of CFHS ‘January Promotion’ funding for community food retailers

CFHS fact sheet that summarises the feedback obtained from 12 of the 15 community food retailers funded by CFHS to run promotional activities in January and February 2012.

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World Cafe Case Study

With funding from CFHS, Community Organisation for Race Equality (CORE) has produced a case study on its World Cafe.  It covers the background and history of the World Cafe, the essential elements of the model, the role of volunteers, the development of healthy recipes and how the cafe works to build links between individuals and …

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Adding to the mix

This publication includes the experiences of ten community food initiatives. It looks at how and why they are working in partnership with the private sector, explores the benefits that working in this way can bring, and discusses the challenges that they have encountered.

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Evaluation – CFHS ‘summer promotion’ funding for community food retailers, 2011

This report summarises feedback from organisations awarded funding from CFHS through a funding scheme run in summer 2011.

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