Category: General Information

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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Visit to the EU Church Guild, Eyemouth

Thank you to everyone from the Guild at EU Church for the kindness and hospitality. For those unable to attend, here is the presentation. I’ll come back in 2019 with even more before and after photographs!

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Community Composting Consultation

Here in the Scottish Borders the council do not collect food waste as a separate collection. Instead, it goes into landfill. Abundant Borders want to take food residues out of the waste stream destined for landfill and instead, working with the local community and community groups, turn this waste into […]

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