Re-imagining how food connects us. Community food experiences from LINKS Eyemouth and Falkirk Food Connections

Re-imagining how food connects us Food in a changing context We have all felt the effects of Lockdown and the Covid restrictions. Now we can start thinking about emerging gradually, safer, stronger and more resilient before, as individuals and as communities. What has kept people going over the past months? I had a hunch food…

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Wild garlic in a forest

Outdoors for wellbeing #10 – Foraging for Health and Wellbeing We bring you today’s blog courtesy of our friend Lindsay from Wee Folk of the Woods. The Wee Folk offer foraging walks, advice and recipes, you can also find them on Facebook. Foraging for health & well-being Guest blog by The Wee Folk Of The…

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Flour to the people

Flour to the People Supporting local baking connections The Falkirk Food Connections team were recently involved in supporting an exciting project run by Forth Environment Link and Scotland The Bread, called Flour To The People. Scotland The Bread grow heritage wheat varieties and mill it into flour in Scotland. The flour they produce is nutrient…

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Falkirk food connections - bags of fun

FalkirkFalkirk Food Connections Community food projects: bags of fun What an unforgettable year 2020 has been! On one hand it has been very challenging difficult and unpredictable. On the other hand it has shown us just how much good will, love and support there is  in our local communities. People have pitched in and pulled…

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LINKS Eyemouth awarded Scottish Children's Lottery Chance to Flourish funding!

Scottish Children’s Lottery funding for Eyemouth LINKS Eyemouth LINKS awarded a £8441 grant from the Scottish Children’s Lottery Chance to Flourish fund! During lockdown Eyemouth LINKS delivered 375 healthy ingredient bags, supporting families to cook at home and share meals virtually. Now the project will be able to continue thanks to £8441 from Chance to…

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Food buddies is developing peer support for people living with dementia and their carers around all aspects of food and keeping well including shopping, cooking and eating. Many people affected by dementia can find food becomes quite stressful.  All of our food buddies resources are full of hints and tips, but which ones have people…

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