Topic: food poverty

Fare Choice Issue 79

February 2019 edition of our regular newsletter,  featuring updates from the CFHS team, food and health policy news and practice, and features from the community food and health sector.

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Fare Choice Issue 78

August 2018 edition of our regular newsletter,  featuring updates from the CFHS team, food and health policy news and practice, and features from the community food and health sector.

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Just getting on with it

Practitioners who run cooking skills courses have told us that they have worked with course participants who may be experiencing food insecurity and were struggling to feed themselves and their families. We wanted to explore this issue further by undertaking a short project to find out: what methods community cooking course practitioners currently use to support those …

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Fare Choice Issue 74

February 2017 edition of our regular newsletter,  featuring updates from the CFHS team, food and health policy news and practice, and features from the community food and health sector.

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Fare Choice Issue 71

February 2016 edition of our regular newsletter,  featuring updates from the CFHS team, food and health policy news and practice, and features from the community food and health sector.

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Fare Choice Issue 70

Bumper 70th milestone edition of our regular newsletter, published in October 2015, featuring the usual updates from the CFHS team, food and health policy news and practice, and features from the community food and health sector, and also celebrates success and staying our power, both our own and other initiatives.

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The nature and extent of food poverty/insecurity in Scotland

In October 2014, CFHS commissioned a group of research scientists to consider questions of food insecurity/poverty in Scotland. The main aim of the research was to explore the wider context of household food poverty/insecurity (HFI)  in Scotland and to develop an understanding of the current level and nature of HFI to inform policy and practice. The …

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Fare Choice Issue 69

June 2015 edition of our regular newsletter,  featuring updates from the CFHS team, food and health policy news and practice, and features from the community food and health sector.

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Making the case

This publication focuses on the work of community food initiatives working with older people and will be of use to community food initiatives in building and articulating the case for their work with older people and those considering developing work in this area.  It gives an overview of the needs, contexts and strategies engaged in developing food work with …

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Fare Choice Issue 66

Scottish Older People’s Taskforce; REHIS Elementary Food and Health course; foodwork in working families; exploring how community food initiatives are responding to the need for emergency food aid. This issue also includes an insert launching our annual development fund and outlining what last year’s recipients of the fund have been up to.  

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