Our city hosts a fantastic range of food events, from community gardening days to food festivals, cookery demo days, permaculture training, farmers’ markets and food waste pop-up restaurants to mention just a few!
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The City of Edinburgh Council has set an ambitious target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030. Food is an important part of achieving this target. By bringing together Edinburgh’s food businesses and providers, this event will focus on the ways in which we can work together to make Edinburgh a truly sustainable food city. This event will explore opportunities for food businesses to ‘build back better’ as part of the Edinburgh's green recovery and determine why it is important to…Find out more »
Food for Life Scotland is hosting Scottish local authority decision makers and influencers for a webinar with international and local speakers offering inspiring insight on public food. Public food is not merely calories on a plate, but a powerful tool for social, environmental and economic change. As Scotland plans for a green recovery, food provides huge potential for positive change. Public procurement of sustainable and local food is one of the most effective mechanisms at our disposal to drive transformation…Find out more »
The Good to Grow day event is a weekend from of celebration for community gardens and growing networks to kick off the growing season from Friday 23 to Monday 26 April. Typically, new and old volunteers and community members join forces to prepare beds, build structures, sow seeds and help with all the important jobs that need to be done to start the new season. It’s an opportunity to meet new people, get your hands dirty and support and enjoy valuable…Find out more »
Food for Life Get Togethers Join the Food for Life Get Togethers team for this celebration of Plant and Share month 2021. Hear from speakers from communities across the UK and find out how they got involved in Planting and Sharing with their community. Growing Celebration InvitationFind out more »
The Big Lunch is your chance to celebrate community connections and get to know one another a little better. The big date from 5 June - join in online, on your doorstep, or over the fence. It's on. Its been running since 2009; The Big Lunch is the UK’s annual get-together for neighbours and its grown ten-fold since then, each year getting bigger and better as millions of people take to their streets, gardens and neighbourhoods to join in for…Find out more »