Reports Growing Health

A Growing Health tool kit

A community food grower’s guide to working with the health service.



  • Growing Health
    • Why grow food for health?
    • Guide to using the toolkit
      • Summary of Contents
  • Understanding health commissioning
    • The health service: getting to grips with the structure
      • Understanding the difference between Public Health and CCG’s
      • What is commissioning in the contextof health services
      • Commissioning Structure
      • Glossary of terms
      • Other useful links
    • How to getcommissioned
      • Developing your product or service
      • Understanding your local context
      • Developing a consortia or partnership
      • Working with the health service
  • Presenting the evidence -the health and wellbeing benefits of food growing
    • Evidence report: The benefits of gardening and food growing for health and wellbeing
    • An overview of the evidence
    • Factsheets
    • Product sheets
    • Other useful materials
    • Growing Health posters
  • Case Studies
  • Showing impact through measurement and evaluation
    • Which tool to use?
  • Appendices
    • Factsheets
    • Product sheets
    • Materials
    • The Case Studies

A Growing Health tool kit
46pp - 2016 | 6886Kb


Published Wednesday 11 May 2016

Growing Health: Growing Health is a national project run by Garden Organic and Sustain, which is funded by the Tudor Trust, to see how community food growing can be routinely used by the health and social care services as a way of promoting health and wellbeing for a range of individuals and population groups.

46pp - 2016


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