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Healthier Cooking Course

In association with SBC Learning Disabilities Local Are Co-ordination team, we are delivering a Basic Cooking Skills course for adults with learning difficulties. Based from Duns Rugby Club, the course runs throughout August and September. Everyone is having a great time, learning new skills, making new friends and sharing delicious, […]

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We Love … Blackberries

Where to find blackberries? Everywhere! In woods, hedges and roadside verges, usually in a straggly clump with long branches snaking along the ground at trip height! The thorns can easily snag into clothing and the plants general wild habit makes the berries better foraged for rather than planted in the […]

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A lovely Autumn at Hawick Community Food Garden

Such a lovely atmosphere in the Hawick Community Forest Garden this month. With brilliant teamwork, support, sharing ideas with each other and making grand plans for the rest of the season. And the harvest has continued, including potatoes, broad beans and nasturtium flowers, all of which has gone to supplement […]

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Healthy lunches at Eyemouth Early Learning Centre

We were absolutely delighted to join with Eyemouth Good Food Partnership in delivering healthy lunches to the youngsters at the Early Learning Centre. As well as enjoying their lunch, the youngsters got to prepare their food and learn about healthy eating.

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Summer Events at Eyemouth Community Garden

We held two events at the garden in August. The first was an introduction to all of the different types of salad vegetables that can be grown in The Borders, helping people ditch the boring old iceberg lettuce and choosing something a little more interesting! And we had a great […]

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Full Summer in Eyemouth Community Garden

This is the first season of growing at the Community Food Garden but the crops have been fantastic! Volunteers have taken food away and we’ve been able to make donations to Eyemouth Community Fridge! And we are really grateful to our colleagues at Berwickshire Connect Youth Project for the use […]

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The third Ayton Summer Season

We took on the management of this small plot in Ayton from Berwickshire Housing Association in Winter 2016. Since then the team of community growers have harvested a whole range of fruit, vegetables, herbs and salads. As you might expect, this summer was the best yet! Though we did have […]

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We Love … Herbs

In association with our friends at Sea The Change, Karen gave a workshop this evening on how to grow, cook with and preserve herbs. An audience at Coldingham Village Hall not only heard about herbs but were able to taste fresh herbs and sample many different types of preserved herbs, […]

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Raising Money for Kirk Square Fair

Earlier this year Annie and Karen attended Kirk Square Fair, selling seedlings of edible salads, herbs, fruit bushes and tomato plants. In order to make sure that the 2010 event is as big a success as it was in 2019, Karen and Annie helped out at the fundraising Coffee Morning […]

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We Love … No Dig Gardening

Why No Dig? Well, apart from the obvious of not having to do some back-breaking work, no dig makes it possible to enjoy a beautiful and productive garden, full of wildlife with mixed plantings and healthy soil. No Dig makes soil more fertile, plants healthier and helps reduce weed problems […]

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