Edible Estates is a partnership of organisations which work together to promote community greenspace projects. We work across a variety of communities, but our approach is particularly well suited to social housing estates. We use food growing as a tool for urban regeneration, promoting individual health and well-being, and community cohesion.
Murrayburn & Hailesland Neighbourhood Garden
The Neighbourhood Garden is a place for folk to come together to grow food, build a sense of community, and improve their health and well-being. The project is led by Murrayburn & Hailesland Community Park Association, supported by Wester Hailes G …
In working with communities over the years, we have developed several project templates which communities can implement in their neighbourhood, or use as a starting point to develop their own project.
We establish community gardens in Council estates which provide a place and activity for people to come together, providing a springboard for other projects in the neighbourhood.Find out more
We are supporting communities to design and build their own parks, making the most of best practice in Natural Play design.Find out more
Community Growers is a community growing model developed to grow fruit and vegetables across multiple small sites. The food is shared at community meals and/or channeled community benefit such as local food banks.Find out more
The School Farm initiative provide a great experience for the teachers and pupils, getting them outdoors into the school grounds to grow food, build things, work together and learn.Find out more