Empower to Cook CIC

Empower to Cook CIC

At a glance

Causes

  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Campaigning
  • Children / families
  • Counselling / advice
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Financial inclusion
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Learning disabilities / difficulties
  • Local / community
  • Men
  • Mental health
  • Older people / later life
  • Physical disabilities
  • Poverty relief
  • Social care
  • Training / employment support
  • Women
  • Young people

Other details

Geographical remit: 
Local

Objectives

Beneficiaries:
We work with schools, families, social housing organisations, community organisations i.e. homeless, mental health, disability, young people and local communities i.e. community cafe.

Services:
We teach food education and cookery skills classes. Promoting hands on healthy eating workshops that look at seasonal produce, using up leftovers and surplus food and nutritional advice.

Impact:
This work can promote better health and well being, confidence and employability skills.

Activities

We work closely with schools and community groups to deliver specific workshops and training to meet both their needs and the wider community. This links closely to the local healthy eating strategy which addresses issues around obesity, better mental wellbeing and greater community cohesion.

Current projects
•    Cookery skills and budgeting workshops with a homeless charity.
•    Community cafe-Training staff in health and hygiene, menu panning around seasonal healthy recipes.
•    Parent and child cookery workshop at a local primary school.
•    Ongoing project around food education targeting specific families using pupil premium funding.

Current opportunities

Buckinghamshire, HP13 6EE

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