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.
Retailing and catering
This report summarises feedback from organisations awarded funding from CFHS through a funding scheme run in summer 2011.
The final report, produced from a Scottish perspective, on the northern European transnational study into rural retailing.
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.
This publication looks at the work of several community food initiatives that are, or have been, running fruit and vegetables in hospitals and other health service premises.
This guide included ideas and suggestions about the right location for a stall, making the most of the produce being sold, encouraging sales and promoting a stall.
This study was commissioned by Consumer Focus Scotland/CFHS to provide baseline information about the range and extent of food services for older people living in the community in Scotland. The research explored consumers’ views on these services and sought to address gaps in provision.
Outlines the main findings from the study together with recommendation for action by the Scottish Government, local authorities and local communities.
Brings together material from six lunch clubs in different parts of the country most of which are run by older people for older people.
A fact sheet that highlights the results of providing community food retailers with small amounts of funding to promote their activities and increase fruit and vegetable sales.