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Community Food Initiative

SECAD Partnership management of ‘All Ireland Community Food Initiative’ for safefood

Safefood is an all-island organisation set up to promote awareness and knowledge of food safety and nutrition issues on the island of Ireland. Since 2016, SECAD Partnership has administered safefood’s Community Food Initiative (CFI) to positively influence the eating habits of low income families and to identify and promote best practice in communities.

What we do
Specifically, safefood and SECAD Partnership and work with 13 different local/community based groups across the Island of Ireland – 4 CFI Leaders in Northern Ireland and 9 CFI Leaders in the Republic of Ireland. Each of these groups have a ‘social inclusion’ focus and experience working in communities. SECAD empowers CFI Leaders in the community to act as champions for the CFI in their area, to develop strategic links with key agencies and to deliver a combination of large scale workshops and smaller initiatives with target groups.

Impact
During 2016, 1,537 families attended 26 healthy eating events where 260 organisations were present to provide advice and guidance to the attendees. Additionally, 604 families benefited through their involvement in smaller projects.

Click here to find out more about Safefood’s Programme of Community Food Initiatives

Find out more about this initiative, contact: Sinead Conroy at 021 461 34 32 or sconroy@secad.ie

 

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Fantastic to see local and national coverage of this week's Savour Food awards event in Midleton. Well done to all food businesses in receipt of an award! We are looking forward to doing more to reduce food waste in food businesses in 2019. #foodwaste #foodwasteie

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Very excited to be in @SECADCork today for Wren presentations. Some amazing business potential here! @ESF_Ireland @DeptJusticeIRL @rubiconcentre

Limited free tickets for this great event @SECADCork @CorkChamber @corkcitylibrary @SmartCork @CorkOpenCoffee @NetworkCork https://t.co/ng9x7rou8J

So cool to have @shaunoconnor1 as special guest filmmaker @corkfilmcentre annual Cork Young Filmmakers Gala 2019, thanks to @Corkcoco @SECADCork @CorkETB @mayor_co_cork @CllrDerryCanty #cdys @Foroige https://t.co/A7t1t0qp7E

Stepping Stones is a #nature-based well-being programme from SECAD and Wild Work. This summer we ran our very first session with youths from #Midleton. This fantastic video was made with help from the participants
https://t.co/sV1EDMVtDw

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Contact

SECAD Partnership CLG
Midleton Community Enterprise Centre, Owennacurra Business Park,
Knockgriffin, Midleton, Co. Cork, P25 Y893

+353 21 4613432

info@secad.ie