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 […]
What's happening in Edinburgh and around the world in sustainable food? This is the place to find out.
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 […]
TCV (The Conservation Volunteers) are running a free one-day course, ‘Introduction to Fundraising’, on 14 January 2016 in Edinburgh. This course aims to help you turn your community development ideas into effective funding applications. It will introduce beginners to the basics of fundraising and help those who are more experienced with further advice, support and […]