Topic: food poverty

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

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Fare Choice Issue 71

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Fare Choice Issue 70

Our bumper 70th edition of Fare Choice has our usual news and updates, 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

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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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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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Study tour to London

The study tour took place between 1 and 3 October 2013. Ten people took part in a busy two days, which included 10 different visits/meetings across London.  The report provides an overview of the tour and the organisations we visited.

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