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What's Cooking in Scotland Part2- CFHS

What's Cooking in Scotland Part2- CFHS

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This publication is based on the experiences of community groups and agencies throughout Scotland and shows how they have addressed some of the issues that groups have concerns about when planning to set up and deliver cookery sessions- part 2

This publication is based on the experiences of community groups and agencies throughout Scotland and shows how they have addressed some of the issues that groups have concerns about when planning to set up and deliver cookery sessions- part 2

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What’scooking inScotland?
Part Two
How community ood initiatives are fnding outabout the impact o cookery courses 
 
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 Community Food and Health (Scotland) or CFHS aims to ensure that everyone in Scotland hasthe opportunity, ability and condence to access a healthy and acceptable diet for themselves,their families and their communities. We do this by supporting work with and within low-incomecommunities that addresses health inequalities and barriers to healthy and affordable food.Barriers being addressed by community-based initiatives are:
Availability
– increasing access to fruit and vegetables of an acceptable quality and cost
Aordability
– tackling not only the cost of shopping but also getting to the shops
Skills
– improving condence and skills in cooking and shopping
Culture
– overcoming ingrained habitsThrough our work we aim to support communities to:Identify barriers to a healthy balanced dietDevelop local responses to addressing these barriers, andHighlight where actions at other levels, or in other sectors are required.We value the experience, understanding, skills and knowledge within Scotland’s community foodinitiatives and their unique contribution to developing and delivering policy and practice at alllevels.
About CFHS
 
Acknowledgements
CFHS would like to thank everyone who helped with this publication by taking part in the cookeryskills survey and roundtable discussion, by submitting small grant evaluation reports, or bytaking part in the cookery evaluation project.
CFHS would especially like to say thank you to:
Anita Aggarwal and Debs Black – Pilton Community Health ProjectFiona Smith – NHS Ayrshire and ArranLucy Aitchison and Melanie Boyle – Broomhouse Health Strategy GroupPamela McKinlay – East Lothian Roots and FruitsShiona Jenkins and Sarah Harley – Get Cooking, West Lothian Council Health Improvement TeamAngela Baker – Glasgow YWCAClaire Bannerman – Clarity NutritionSue Pacey – Biggar Youth ProjectJane Scott – Edinburgh Community FoodKirsten Fullerton and Lubna Saeed – Lanarkshire Community Food and Health PartnershipFiona Adams and Muriel Craig – North Perth Community SchoolEmma Iller – Urban Roots
And thanks to
Advocacy Western Isles, Apex Scotland, Borders Healthy Living Network, BuildingHealthy Communities, CORE, Crescent Kitchen - The Broomhouse Centre, Deans PrimarySchool, Condence to Cook, Dundee Healthy Living Initiative, Dunfermline Women’s Aid, EastAyrshire Council, Edinburgh Cyrenians Good Food, Edinburgh Food and Health Training Hub,Fairbridge Dundee, Fairbridge Edinburgh, Family Centre - Merkinch, Family Learning ActionGroup: Blantyre, Fife Community Food Project, Fits Cooking, Food and Health Action Plan forOlder People: Directorate of Public Health Dumfries and Galloway, GENR8 - Action For Children,Glasgow University, Gowans Child and Family Centre, Get Cooking - Blackburn, Get Cooking- Whitdale Family Centre, Health Improvement Team Dumfries and Galloway NHS, HealthyHappy Communities Angus, Highland Council, Home Link Worker Service: Kelloholm, HomeStart Angus, Home Start Aberdeen, Huntly Food and Health Group, Islay and Jura CommunityEnterprises, Kintyre Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service, Loretto Care, Monkland Women’s Aid,NHS Borders Health Improvement Team, NHS Forth Valley, NHS Forth Valley/ClackmannanshireHealthier Lives, NHS Grampian, NHS Lanarkshire, NHS Tayside, North Glasgow CommunityFood Initiative, Outlook Project: Edinburgh, Pentland Community Centre, Prestonpans Infants,Rosemount Lifelong Learning Flexicentre, St Andrews Church Bounce Higher, St Gabriel’sPrimary School, South Sector CHP: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Springburn Academy,Strathbrock Family Unit, Teen Zone Drop In: Newtongrange, Woodland Family Centre: Methil.
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“I have cookery books at home but it  makes so much dierence when someone shows you. It seems so easy when they do.” 
Participant on cooking course

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