Food for Life Get Together Updates

Climate and nature friendly Get Togethers
December is the most festive month of the year, and festivities mean two things: coming together with friends and family and eating delicious food. Festive occasions can also mean waste, but they don’t have to. Use our climate and nature-friendly resources to make the most of recycling and reusing with your cooking and sharing activities this month.
Climate and nature-friendly cooking
Climate and nature-friendly sharing

Food and Mood
Eating well can make all the difference to our mental health. Some foods directly affect our brain chemistry, others contain nutrients that support our happy hormones – we’re looking at you, walnuts. Find out more in our simple, one-page resource.


Little Cooks find their food heritage
Basil and Mona were both born in the UK, but they want to have connection to their heritage and culture through food. In their cookery videos, the pair focus on traditional Palestinian recipes, such as houmous and falafel. Little Cooks Building Confidence helps them stay connected to their family in Palestine and brings their local culture to their local community. Read more here

The Cedar Foundation get hands on with herbs
Using their small grant, the Cedar Foundation got creative with their activities and used herbs to bring people together. Read more about how herb-growing starter packs connected adults with sensory disabilities virtually. Read more
Until next year!
We hope you have a wonderful festive season and are able to take the time for some rest and recuperation. We have some exciting things planned for next year that we’ll let you know about in January, so watch this space and keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter pages for regular updates. We want to hear what you’re up to as as well – don’t forget to use #FFLGetTogethers.