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Community Food and Health (Scotland)

Food security, diet and obesity – a community-led research project exploring the experiences of ethnic minority groups

This community-led research approach builds on a previous CWIN project exploring food security in black and ethnic minority (BME) people in Glasgow. They recruited and trained a team of 12 community researchers to participate in the design and implementation of the research project.

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Food Security for All – Community-Led Research

CWIN in partnership with NHS Health Scotland and Community Food and Health (Scotland) took part in community-led research into food security. They explored participants’perceptions of food security (eating well) and how to address food insecurity.

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It’s no Gordon Ramsay

This research was conducted a by a group of community participant researchers exploring the experience of food security and insecurity and how this was reflected in the choices and attitudes of individuals in their community. It was funded by The work is an ideographic study that applies the principles of Participant Action Research (PAR) and …

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Community Led – Good Food Research

This report describes an NHS-funded/CFHS-supported, community-led research project that explores the relevance of the issue of ‘food security’ to a range of adults, with different life experiences and current life circumstances who live in the area.

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A snapshot of Covid-19, food insecurity and community food initiatives

In March 2020, the community and voluntary, private and public sectors responded to the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown. Community food initiatives either closed because of lockdown restrictions or rapidly changed their services to meet a rise in the need for food delivery or food aid services. This snapshot attempts to summarise what happened, and …

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Fare Choice Issue 81

This is our newest edition Fare Choice 81 –  published March 2020, featuring updates from the CFHS team, food and health policy news and news from the community food and health sector. Farechoice Newsletter 81-March 2020

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Fare Choice Issue 80

Milestone edition of our regular newsletter, published in August 2019, featuring updates from the CFHS team, food and health policy news, and features from the community food and health sector. Fare Choice Issue 80

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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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Chopping and changing

This report is for anyone who runs, manages or commissions cooking skills courses. It uses evidence from a realist self-evaluation study group to show the impact of cooking skills courses on people who are affected by health inequalities: vulnerable people and parents managing on a low income.

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