In Spring 2010 CFHS commissioned external research to explore the impact of small grants of 2008. In 2008, 58 organisations received funding between £150 and £3000. The research explored the impact of the grants for individuals, communities and the organisations themselves. Issues around sustainability and key learning were also captured.
Commissioned by CFHS
This research report on community cafes, produced for CFHS by Clarity, looks in detail at the operation and management of 12 community cafes from across Scotland.
CFHS commissioned REACH Community Health Project to undertake research into community-based food and health work among black and minority ethnic communities across Scotland. Interviews with 790 organisations have identified a wide range of food-related work taking place within minority ethnic communities and also substantial unmet need.
This report by Blake Stevenson, commissioned by Community Food and Health (Scotland) in partnership with Edinburgh Community Food and the City of Edinburgh Council, is based on an evaluation of the Happy Jack project in terms of its economic value.
This report, commissioned by CFHS from Rock Solid Social Research, is based on an evaluation of the Food Train in terms of its economic value.
CFHS commissioned EKOS to produce a report on the evaluation of the SGF Healthy Living programme pilot. The pilot rolled out the training and resources available through the programme to 27 community food initiatives. The evaluation looks at the impact that the pilot has made on the community food initiatives involved, and includes case studies …
This study, commissioned by CFHS, includes a mapping of current community food and health activity, details of the local and national policy context, and a number of options relating to the development of the Glasgow Community Food Network, including the establishment of a distribution hub in Glasgow.
A scoping study commissioned by CFHS, looking at the options for greater collective action by food co-op networks in east-central Scotland.