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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Food for Life Get Togethers

Food for Life Get Togethers are here! Good food is food that's good for us, good for the environment and good for the local economy. Get Togethers provide a fun and accessible way to connect communities. The Soil Association Scotland are also offering funding for projects working to bring people together through good and sustainable food.

Jock Tamson’s Gardenathon

Jock Tamson's Gairden 5 Old Church Lane, Edinburgh

Jock Tamson's Gairden is a fantastic community garden in Duddingston.  On Saturday 18th June our volunteers will be gardening from dawn to dusk to raise funds to support our work.  They will be encouraged throughout the day by performers including the Summerhall Singers, U3A Ukulele Band, the Phoenix Choir and dancer Molly Scott-Danter.  Full details …


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 …