Community Food Guide
What is the Community Food Forum?The Community Food Forum (CFF) is a network of individuals and organisations that are interested in improving access to nutritious food for people experiencing disadvantage. The CFF also aims to empower and educate individuals to be proactive with their health through the development of food preparation skills and food choices.
The CFF aims to assist with:
- building networks and greater co-ordination between people interested in accessibility of nutritious food,
- improving provision of nutritious, free and subsidised food,
- improving food outreach initiatives for the wider community,
- improving infrastructure support within the sector, such as discounted food supplies,
- improving food access and maximizing opportunities for food choice, and
- generating ideas and initiatives throughout the sector.
Who can be a member?Anyone that has an interest in the provision of nutritious food to people throughout the ACT can be a member of the Community Food Forum. Currently our membership includes community sector organisations, government representatives, representatives from academic institutions and interested individuals.
How would you benefit as a member?As a member of the CFF you have the opportunity to network and exchange ideas and information with other like minded individuals.
You’ll also benefit from:
- information via the CFF email discussion group,
- having input into what information becomes available on the Community Food Guide website,
- the opportunity to attend useful seminars, and,
- invitations to regular CFF meetings.
The CFF will seeking funding to hold further seminars in 2009 on various topics affecting ACT free food providers.
The Community Food Forum (CFF) has over 100 registered individuals who are committed to building a strong and supportive food service network in the ACT. They meet every 6-8 weeks to exchange ideas, discuss issues and listen to presentations.
You can download the following minutes from previous meetings: