The fourth in a series of reports in which the National Consumer Council (soon to become part of the new agency Consumer Focus) rate the UK’s top eight supermarkets on how they help their customers shop, cook and eat more healthily. The ratings are based on the salt content of supermarkets’ own-brand foods, front and …
Response to ‘Choosing the Right Ingredients: the Future for Food in Scotland’ from two focus groups carried out by East Lothian Council’s Homelessness Unit with homeless households in temporary accommodation.
Name change; national policy; Scottish Diet Action Plan Review; SCOFF research article; Leithland Food Festival; Fruits and Roots; Strathmore and the Glens; Bridges conference; PA training; diary
No Fare report; grants updates; Scottish islands conference; participatory appraisal training; SCOFF nutrition research; Forth Valley Food Links; Question Time; fruit and veg in Oakley; Common Agricultural Policy.
Healthy Living Centres; Scottish and UK Parliaments; Snack Attack; Retail Development Survey; Western Isles, Orkney, Shetland, Skye; gender differences in food consumption; Information Exchange
Funding and grants; Food for Thought 2 conference; nutrition news from around the world; supermarkets and food retailing; accessing the internet; Information Exchange; Edinburgh Community Food Initiative; Forward Scotland; Lothian Health Projects Forum
An introduction to community food growing in Scotland giving an overview of community growing activity and suggesting ideas for action.
Report of a conference organised to discuss new initiatives in tackling inequalities in diet and health and to allow participants to network and swap ideas.
Newsletter highlighting the work of two community projects from different urban and rural settings in Scotland – Health on Wheels in Paisley and Roots and Fruits in East Lothian – which run purpose-built mobile food shops.