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 […]
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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 […]
Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is re-opening the “Growing Communities for Health” Small Grants Scheme for 2015/16. If your community garden project is seeking funding for next year, there are grants of up to £500 available. The grant scheme, supported by City of Edinburgh Council and NHS Lothian, is now in its fourth year and […]
Funding Enlightened Agriculture, in partnership with Community and Co-operative Finance (CCF) and the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, have launched the ‘Just Growth’ programme to support up to 14 social enterprises across the UK that are producing food in an environmentally and socially just way. Application deadline: 30th September. For more information visit: http://www.feanetwork.org/our-projects/just-growth
This week Edinburgh’s Green Pencil Award – a writing competition for primary children in the city – launched its 2015 competition and focus on the theme ‘Food for thought: Scotland’s Food and Drink’. The Green Pencil Award is a creative writing competition with an environmental theme, held by Edinburgh City Libraries and Eco Schools 2015. […]