Food Education Resources

On this page, you will find free resources on a range of food education topics. 

Resources created by us:

  • Food & Climate Change
  • Growing
  • Cooking
  • Foraging

External resources:

  • How To Grow From Food Leftovers With Arabic Translations Booklet
  • Community Cafe Resources from SenScot
  • Video: growing food for small spaces from Permaculture Association




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Resources created by us

Please feel free to download and use any of these resources. You can share and use them elsewhere as long as you credit GCFN.

Food and Climate Change:

Climate Crumbs - Climate Crumbs is a training session we have developed for education providers and community organisations to learn how to integrate climate conversations into cooking and growing sessions. If you are interested in attending a free Climate Crumbs training session with us, contact us at [email protected]

Climate Crumbs Cooking - How to talk about climate when cooking

Climate Crumbs Growing - How to talk about climate when growing

Food and Climate Change - What is it all about? - a handout introducing how climate change and the food system are connected

Cooking:

Seasonal Scottish Diet Hand Out - A handout on seasonal and local food in Scotland

Growing:

Getting Started with Growing Food Hand Out - A handout introducing some ways to get started with growing your own food

Foraging:

Summer Foraging In Glasgow - a handout introducing some plants to forage around Glasgow in the Summer

Autumn Foraging In Glasgow - a handout introducing some plants to forage around Glasgow in the Summer




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External resources

These resources were created by other organisations and groups. If you have any food-related resources that you would like us to list on here, please get in touch at [email protected]

How To Grow From Food Leftovers With Arabic Translations Booklet by Empower Women for Change and Faith in Community Scotland


Community Cafe resources by Mary Sinclair (GCFN Director) in her role as Health & Community Food Coordinator at Senscot.

Community Cafe – SENScot Briefing

SE & Community Café Activity – Scenario 1

SE & Community Café Activity – Scenario 2

SE & Community Cafe Activity – Scenario 3


Rakesh 'Rootsman Rak' recommending foods for small spaces (from Growing Food in Small Spaces Course) - Permaculture Association