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. […]
What's happening in Edinburgh and around the world in sustainable food? This is the place to find out.
This summer, Edinburgh hosted the inaugural Power of Food Festival – a packed weekend of events and family activities celebrating community food growing across the city. Fifteen community food gardens opened their gates to the public with an estimated 500 visitors enjoying the event. Visitors were given the chance to try everything from insect-hunting to tattie-lifting. There was poetry writing and music […]
Today the journey our food takes from field to fork is increasingly complex; a route shaped by politics, economics, agriculture, aesthetics and more. Queen Margaret University is now offering a programme of food study which reflects this complexity to form a contemporary understanding of food culture, systems and communications.
Calling all students and recent graduates! Really pleased to announce that the University’s Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability, in collaboration with EUSA are offering two paid summer placements through Bright Green Placements.
The inaugural Power of Food Festival kicked off the summer with a packed weekend of events and family activities celebrating community food growing across Edinburgh on the weekend of 20 and 21 June 2015.