Alexandra Park Food Forest
In the early days of the coronavirus crisis, the UK saw empty shelves at the supermarket for the first time in a generation. But in some parts of the country there is a historic lack of access to good food. We hear from a community project in Glasgow looking to change that.
Covid Considerations: Did Covid-19 Mind the Gap?
There are many things we don’t know about Covid-19, but what we do know is where you were born, the colour of your skin, where you live and your occupation will affect your experience of this pandemic. Lourdes Colclough addresses the health inequalities this pandemic has exposed.
Edinburgh’s Community Greengrocers Dig In
How a local community in Scotland came together to run a bustling independent greengrocers, suppling ehtical, local and organic produce.
Scran Academy: Catering for the Community
Scran Academy is a catering social enterprise that brings vulnerable young people into the kitchen to make great food and gain work-experience.
One Man’s Trash: The Rise of Community Fridges
Maria Passingham writes about the surge in community fridges across the UK which are helping communities combat food waste.
Interview with Sue Sheehan, Incredible Edible Lambeth
We caught up with Sue Sheehan, co-founder of Incredible Edible Lambeth and learned all about urban food growing and building the community.
Incredible Edible Lambeth
The start of a new year will lead many of us to think of adopting healthier lifestyles and seeking new opportunities. Healthy living implies not only exercise but healthy eating, access to good quality food, and by extension, a healthy environment. So what happens when healthy eating becomes the basis of change and strength in communities? It goes without saying…
2017 The Year of the Cafes
With a few moments this week to reflect on a year of Ideas Hub articles, we've noticed that some of our favourite features from 2017 all have something in common - cafes.
Social Prescribing the Woodley Way
Nick explains how a family practice and community hub are using social prescribing and peer group gardening to benefit the Woodley community and staff workloads.
The Christmas Dinners
The wonderful story of a care leaver helping others to have a Christmas to remember.