Category: General Information

Social Lunches in Coldstream

Join Annie and the team of amazing volunteers every Wednesday 12-2.00 at The British Legion, Coldstream. A choice of delicious soups from fresh locally sourced ingredients and a choice of freshly made sandwiches, tea and coffee all for just £3.00. Everyone welcome. And we kicked off with birthday cake too!! […]

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Celebrating the Harvest in Hawick

What a lovely day in the Hawick Community Forest Garden. Our volunteers enjoyed cooking a smashing BBQ, tasting wedding cake, colourful salads and sharing the garden produce and foraged goodies with the Hawick community. A great day of companionship and kindness. Many thanks for all the hard work and the […]

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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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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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