Category: General Information

Thanks to Hawick High School

Eleven S2 pupils (class 2.7) recently helped plan and host the ‘Give Good Food’ evening in the Home Economics department, where they invited staff members and family guests. They enjoyed food prepared by the pupils. £69.40 was raised for Abundant Borders through guests’ generous donations, and a new partnership has […]

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Towards a sustainable food system

Last Friday I found myself here: The Centre for Civic Innovation in Glasgow. Why? I was attending my first climathon, which for anyone who doesn’t know (like me, before I went to one) is basically a marathon of brainstorming ideas to tackle climate change, developing these and then pitching them […]

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Invitation to Tender

With support from the National Lottery Community Fund, Abundant Borders is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified person to provide a Permaculture Foundation Course (PFC), for up to 15 participants.  The PFC consists of six modules, full details in the tender document, ideally completed one module per week over a […]

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We are growing!

Having secured grant funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, The Robertson Trust and SCVO, we are now looking to appoint a Chief Officer This is an exciting opportunity to work with enthusiastic volunteers and a dynamic young charity. Gardening skills would be an advantage but are not essential as […]

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Community Composting – consultation

Abundant Borders, with support from Climate Challenge Fund and Sea the Change are working out what support there might be for a community composting scheme in Eyemouth. If you live in Eyemouth area could you take a few moments to complete this brief survey. Its only 8 questions and they […]

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****HUGE NEWS****

We’ve just been awarded funding from The National Lottery Community Fund!! This is amazing news because it means we have secure funding for the next three years, allowing us to offer 60 places on growing and cooking courses, carry on supporting our existing community growing sites and expand to more […]

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We are hiring!

Having secured grant funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to support the volunteers who are working to create a food garden in Hawick. This is an exciting opportunity to work with enthusiastic volunteers and a dynamic young charity. Gardening skills […]

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Good Food Nation

In December 2018 the Scottish Government published its “Consultation on Good Food Nation Proposals for Legislation” In the Forward to the document Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary to the Rural Economy explained, “In September 2018, we published our “Good Food Nation Programme of Measures” which highlights the many different activities we […]

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A great end to a great year!

We are really delighted to have secured funding from the Robertson Trust and SCVO Community Capacity and Resilience Fund!

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Swimming against the tide

Sometimes, with foodbank use in The Borders reported to have increased by 329% in the past year, it can feel like we are swimming against the tide. Then something wonderful happens! Artist Joy Parker has donated this fabulous mosaic for auction, with all proceeds going to the community food garden […]

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