First Steps Nutrition Trust – First Steps Nutrition Trust is an independent public health nutrition charity that provides information and resources to support eating well from pre-conception to five years.
Fun first foods – An easy guide to introducing solid foods (also available in different languages and formats).
Meal Makers – Meal makers, is a free, local neighbourhood food-sharing project that connects volunteers of any age who have a passion for cooking, and who can cook an extra meal and match them with an older neighbour over the age of 55 (Diners) who would appreciate a home cooked meal.
Sustain – The alliance for better food and farming
To find a nutritionist in your area or an answer to a question about health, health conditions or nutrition:
Right to food – UN Special Rapporteur’s website
For Young People
What does the colour of your fruits and vegetables tell you? – we would like to thank the kids in Ms. Martin’s class for sharing this article with us. Keep up the great work, kids!
Food Systems Academy – free online open education resource
Wonder what the right to food means? Angry about a world with over 800 million people hungry and 1.4bn overweight? Curious about the future of food? Studying any aspect of food or farming? Want to be better informed? Then this new, free resource is for you.
The Food Systems Academy provides talks and ideas for further reading.
- You can use the talks to provide a guest speaker in a class or group.
- Or you may be in a voluntary group concerned with some aspect of food and farming and want a guest speaker to kick off a discussion.
- Or you can use these like book groups do – listen or watch one or more of them and come together to discuss.
- Or you are just interested – watch, learn and enjoy!
Community Growing Resource Pack, Scotland
The Federation of City Farms & Community Gardens has published a new Community Growing Resource Pack specifically for Scotland. The pack is a comprehensive introduction to setting up, developing and sustaining a community-managed farm, garden or related community growing space. For a more user friendly navigation between chapters use the FCFCG weblink http://www.farmgarden.org.uk/publications.
Credit Unions in Glasgow – for loans and savings
Scot Cash – Serving your community, saving you money
GEMAP – Financial inclusion and money advice services