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
a variety of resources on growing, composting, cooking and other food-related activities by other organisations
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
Seasonal Scottish Diet Hand Out - A handout on seasonal and local food in Scotland
Resources from our Cooking for Resilience Group, led by our Food & Climate Action Community Activator Jackie in Blackhill:
Getting Started with Growing Food Hand Out - A handout introducing some ways to get started with growing your own food
The Benefits of Gardening - An article on the benefits of gardening for older adults.
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
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]
Cost of Living Guide, featuring Glasgow Community Food Network, designed as a signposting tool for all HSCP and 3rd Sector services working within local communities, helping direct citizens within Glasgow to the right supports for them. Contact Shona Rae at [email protected] with any updates.
Nurturing Integration Through Resilience & Hope, Growing & Cooking Recipe Book by Freedom From Torture and Urban Roots
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.
Rakesh 'Rootsman Rak' recommending foods for small spaces (from Growing Food in Small Spaces Course) - Permaculture Association
How to make Hot Compost All Year Round by Angus Farquhar of Kelvindale Growers in Glasgow:
Climate Change Club in a Box by Young Climate Warriors: Award winning, ready-to-use, off-the-shelf, zero cost 'Climate Change Club' Series of ten sessions that can be used as an ‘after-school club’ or for ‘eco council’ meetings.
The Urban Worm: Resources on composting with worms
The Compost Connection: How to guides on different composting related subjects
Highland Community Composting Resource: resource for communities in the Highlands that are interested in starting or further developing community composting projects
Your Body Matters Promotional Video - NHS GGC