We Love … Spinach

References to Popeye the Sailorman might be a little outdated in the 21st century but those who remember the mid 20th century will remember him – and the miraculous effect that spinach had on his strength! While those effects might be a little exaggerated, there is still lots to love […]

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We Love … Drinks Can Birdfeeder

Feeding the birds at this time of year is really important. Most insects are not plentiful yet and the birds are starting to make nests ready for breeding. They need all the energy they can get and we can help themm by putting the right food out for them. Birdfeeders […]

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We Love …Birdboxes

There are plenty of things that you can enjoy in the garden as well as planting and harvesting. Encouraging wildlife into the garden is really important, none more so than birds. Birdboxes can be expensive to buy or even to make. They often need fancy tools and a lot of […]

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We Are Hiring!

At Abundant Borders we believe that everyone, regardless of their personal circumstances, has the right to healthy food and that everyone should be valued and supported within their community. We are working to create a network of community food gardens across the Scottish Borders and we support individuals and communities […]

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And the winner is …

Earlier this Autumn we launched a competition. Just help yourself to herbs from the pick-your-own beds by Jarvis Pickle in Eyemouth and post a picture on our Facebook page for a chance to win. Well Done Holden for the selfie and Mum Marnie for collecting the prize! And a big […]

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Our wonderful cooks get their rewards

Well done to everyone who completed the cooking skills course and who received their REHIS Certificates from Annie today. And thanks to the Coldstream Social Lunch team who provided the warm welcome and the delicious food.

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Keeping the Borders Beautiful

Woohoo! Advancing – what’s not to like!

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A new Community Garden for Duns

Thanks to BHA there will be space within the Todlaw development for a community garden The garden will be in the bright green bit on the map. It looks like a building site at the moment but the contractors will clear and level the site before we all get started, […]

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Chritmas Chutney and Chat

What an amazing workshop today. Thanks to everyone who came along and just got stuck in with LINKS and Abundant Borders, with the cooking and the tidying afterwards – and great chat too! Thanks to Roo the eu church for the use of the hall and @northernsoullkitchenberwick for the food. […]

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We Love … Celery

While foraging opportunities become fewer over the winter months, we are going to focus on the winter veg that we are still growing in the gardens and give a few ideas for hearty, healthy, warming recipes. This celery was picked from the garden yesterday, 12th November and turned into one […]

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