Fresh Start is a charity helping people who have experienced homelessness make a home for themselves. In June, they launched a new project, Helping Hands, based in Craigmillar. As part of that project, they are developing a community growing space near the Robin Chapel, where volunteers from the wider community work together to gain gardening […]
Edinburgh community group Bridgend Inspiring Growth (BIG) is celebrating as it has moved a step closer to turning a traditional farmhouse into a community hub for ‘learning, eating and exercise’. Read more about the latest developments in turning the ramshackle Bridgend Farmhouse on Old Dalkeith Road into a community hub on the STV Edinburgh website.
Edinburgh’s work to develop as a Sustainable Food City is being celebrated on a world stage this week. Edible Edinburgh has been invited to give a presentation on its work at the World Expo in Milan which this year is on the theme of ‘Feeding the Planet Energy for Life’. Sponsored by the Feltrinelli Foundation, the […]
Earlier this month City of Edinburgh Council welcomed the coming Challenge Poverty Week (17 – 23 October), and agreed to explore ways to mark it across Edinburgh. Cllr Lesley Hinds, Chair of Edible Edinburgh, put a motion to the council on the 17 September, which was discussed and agreed: “Motion 9.1: By Councillor Hinds – Challenging […]
On Monday the Edible Edinburgh team opened the doors on the Capital’s commitment to good, sustainable food for all. Councillor Lesley Hinds and Development Officer Emma Witney gave a talk about Edible Edinburgh as part of the Cockburn Association’s Doors Open Day 2015 celebrations, which are based on a theme of ‘Food and Drink’ this […]