The Edinburgh Sustainable Food Directory has been set up to promote food businesses, organisations and community initiatives that actively support sustainability.
If you would like to add an entry to the guide, please complete the following form.
What category do you want to be listed under in the Edinburgh Sustainable Food Directory?
Veg, Food or Meal Box
Services that provide a pre-selected box of vegetables, meal to prepare at home or a pre-prepared meal that you reheat.
Food Shop or Retailer
A food retailer that offers organic, fairtrade and ethically produced food with a focus on reducing the environmental impacts by stocking items from local producers or wholesalers.
Restaurant, Bar, Cafe or Catering
A café or other venue where food served is sourced locally with provision of organic and fairtrade food items. The business reduces and seeks to remove the use of non-compostable packaging and increases actions that reduces their carbon footprint.
Food Bank, Food Pantry or Food Support
Community based services, food banks offer support via a referral process. Food Pantries can be locally based or operate as a pop-up in schools or community centres. They offer a range of food at low prices and other related services for members.
Market, Stall, Pop-Up or Food Truck
A caterer or food retailer who sets up a temporary food stall at markets, events or venues.
Grower, Producer or Supplier
A food grower in any scale of business or community group; food producer or a supplier who distributes products to other businesses.
Growing Space or Project
Community gardens, allotments, and other growing spaces where there is an emphasis on food growing.
Cookery Skills or Training
Services that offer opportunities to gain cooking skills or food related training,
Services that offer information and practical resources to help with food recycling.
Any other food related activity.
Market, Stall, Pop-Up or Food Truck, Growing Space or Project
Which of the following do you offer?
Locally grown produce
Vegetables, fruit, meat, fish, dairy and other food items that are sourced from local producers.
Free or low-cost food
For community initiatives or social enterprises who offer either free or low-cost food.
Projects and activities that are area based, may involve volunteers and are usually free or at low cost for participants.
Organic or Fairtrade
The food that is prepared or sold is primarily organic. There is a commitment to using fairtrade produce.
There are vegetarian and vegan choices and products in your food range.
There is an emphasis on reducing the amount of single-use plastic packaging and alternative solutions are in place to minimise environmental impacts.
There are options for food products to be sold from refill stations to customers who are encouraged to bring their own jars or containers.
Takeaway or Delivery
You offer food to take away which a customer collects from your business or delivery.
Growing skills or advice
You offer workshops or open days to encourage and support local growers.
You offer cookery classes to increase skills and nurture an interest in making healthy food choices.
Locally grown produce, Free or low-cost food, Community initiative
Locally grown produce, Vegan, Plastic-free packaging
The Edinburgh Sustainable Food Directory is under construction – if you are unsure about any part of the entry form please get in touch