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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Exciting news from Ayton
The Ayton Community Garden is sited within an area designated by site owners Berwickshire Housing Association for affordable housing. Great news this week as the plans for the development have been submitted and it includes the community garden. We hope that the new residents will want to join the volunteer […]Read More
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 […]Read More
We are delighted that, starting formally at the start of February, we will be working with the Open Space Group in Eyemouth, helping to create abundance from their allotment. And thanks to SCVO and Scottish Borders Council for their support with this project.Read More
A huge thank you to everyone who came along and supported our Winter Garden Celebration. We had lots of lovely feedback and it was great to hear Julie Smith Beukes’ memories of the garden. Her grandparents had lived in the house and grew lots of wonderful project in the house […]Read More
It’s not all glamour!
Over the past couple of weeks we have moved sacks full of compost into the garden to help the new plants along. We’ve also moved sacks full of bark chippings for the paths. Not a glamorous job but the plants will be grateful come next spring!Read More
Switching on the lights in Hawick
Thanks to all the lovely people who supported us today by visiting the Salvation Army Community Store and our garden. Thanks in particular to Lorna and Katy, our wonderful volunteers who helped out. It was lovely to give out lots of free wildflowers seeds and to imagine the beauty they’ll […]Read More