On the 18-19 June 2016, Edinburgh will see the second edition of the Power of Food Festival take place across the city. This exceptional not-for-profit festival invites the public to visit community food gardens and to enjoy a wide range of entertainment for all ages. The Power of Food Festival celebrates and showcases the transformative […]
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Community groups across Scotland are being invited to apply for a share of over £10 million Scottish Government funding for action against climate change. The hugely successful Climate Challenge Fund has supported 756 community-led schemes since 2008, including energy efficiency, sustainable travel and local food growing projects. Climate Change Minister Aileen McLeod has confirmed the […]
Interested in making 2016 the year you grow your own veg? Take a look at this wee infographic from Compost Direct – click the image below, and zoom to see the whole thing in detail:
Students and academics from the UK’s only Masters course in Gastronomy launched a short film this week in an attempt to claim back the term ‘gastronomy’. The three and a half minute film, which also describes the content of the MSc Gastronomy course at Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University, challenges the popular understanding of the term […]
Earlier this year primary school children from across Edinburgh submitted their entries for the Green Pencil Award 2015, on the theme of ‘Food for Thought – Scotland’s food and drink’. You can take a look at some of the wonderful shortlisted entries in the published competition brochure, see photos from the results announcement ceremony or read about the overall […]