Category: General Information

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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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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Visit from ITV News

Jennifer Cordingley, from ITV Borders News made a welcome return visit to the Hawick Community Garden today. Her piece aired this evening.

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The Rotary Club of Eyemouth & District

Karen Birch, Joint Chief Officer, was the guest speaker at Rotary Eyemouth on July 18th, outlining the role played within the community by Abundant Borders.

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Residents buzzing at the thought of a new sensory garden for Duns

Press release, Berwickshire Housing Association Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is proposing to transform a vacant piece of land into a vibrant sensory garden for Community Integrated Care residents at Station Court in Duns. As the result of a competition involving the Station Court residents, the new garden will be named […]

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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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