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Seed bonanza week 22-26 August!

Learn how to sow vegetable and herb seeds – every morning at the advice shop, during week beginning 22nd August. This is suitable for people with no garden space, as we will be sowing things which grow in small pots … Continue reading

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Get Kitchen Canny – from 15th August

Did you know that the average family in Scotland wastes £430 worth of food every year? To help you reduce food waste and save money we’re running a 4-week Kitchen Canny course at the Green House advice shop. There will … Continue reading

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Coming soon – food month at the Green House

We’re planning a month of events and activities during August and September, all about food – growing, cooking and eating! There will be drop-in sessions on growing salads and herbs on your windowsill Kitchen Canny coffee mornings – come along … Continue reading

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The Green House advice shop now open – helping people save money and do their bit for the environment

Saturday 9th July saw the launch of the new Green House advice shop in Craigmillar. The Green House helps people save money while helping the environment, providing a range of advice and activities on energy saving, waste reduction, local food … Continue reading

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Can you spare a couple of hours a week to help our community save money and the environment?

Enthusiastic volunteers needed to give advice on energy efficiency and reducing carbon. Volunteer Advisors will give home energy visits and advice at the new Green House shop, and Volunteer Champions will promote the project in their local communities. Free training … Continue reading

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Community Alliance Trust gets funding to help people save money and their environment

We have been awarded funding from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund to help people be more energy efficient and reduce carbon emissions by reducing food waste, and promoting local growing and eco-transport. The Community Alliance Trust gained £184,190 from … Continue reading

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