Upcoming events

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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Our Seeds: The Great Granton Gourd

Lauriston Farm 67-69 Lauriston Farm Road, Edinburgh

Come and learn about the journey of the Great Granton Gourd (aka Fig Leaf Gourd) from Latin America to the rest of the world and to North Edinburgh. Hear what it means to different cultures and taste dishes made from this spectacular cultivar. Learn some of its many names in different languages and how it …

Free

Our Seeds: Our Granton Wheat

Lauriston Farm 67-69 Lauriston Farm Road, Edinburgh

Come and plant up a big plot of Granton Wheat at Lauriston Farm! You can learn about the Granton Wheat, and how it has been growing on street corners in Granton. And then help us plant some more - we will broadcast and trample-in a big plot of wheat at Lauriston Farm. Children under 14 …

Free

Earthworms

Lauriston Farm 67-69 Lauriston Farm Road, Edinburgh

Ever wondered what the earthworms in your field and compost are actually doing? Or if they can tell us anything about the soil they inhabit? Time to find out - join us for one or both days if you can... Earthworms Day One: Wednesday 19th you will learn about earthworm ecology, the impact of farm …

Free

Autumnal Fundraising Banquet

John Hope Gateway, Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens Arboretum Way, Edinburgh, , Edinburgh, Midlothian

The night will feature an outstanding 3 course menu designed by renowned Edinburgh Chef Roberta Hall who will be heading up the kitchen team on the night. On arrival, there will be entertainment from Skylarks Aerialists and later in the night, there will be an auction featuring a mix of prices ranging from private dinners …

£100

Lauriston Farm – Market Garden Volunteering

Lauriston Farm 67-69 Lauriston Farm Road, Edinburgh

Jossie and Dav have got lots of exciting Autumn and Winter projects for the Market Garden - please come along to the next volunteering day if you'd like to get involved: 10:30-1pm or 2pm-4pm (or both if you want to make a day of it!)

Free