Spring comes early
The sun was shining in Hawick Community Food Garden today and we are looking forward to getting the ground filled with even more this year! It was great to welcome new volunteers into the garden. Volunteer sessions are 10.30 to 12.30 every Tuesday, with more sessions planned as the weather […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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