Author Archives: Greig

South West Reports Published

We’ve pleased to announce that the reports for the South West Edible Estates Study have now been published.  They can be viewed here – Dumbryden, Murrayburn & Hailesland, Saughton Mains Park and the Calders.

Almost New Office

We’re pleased to report that we’ve moved into a new office at the Albion Studios. Unit 6b, 78 Albion Road, Edinburgh. Its a large open plan office which we are sharing with a couple of other folk including Look Look which provide retro photo booths for events.

Funding Approved For South East Edinburgh Edible Estates

We’re pleased to report that funding has been approved for the delivery of a scoping study which will investigate the set up of Edible Estate projects in three neighbourhoods in South East Edinburgh – Niddrie Mill, Magdalene and Bingham.  Read more.

First Forth Community Food Growing Project To Proceed

We received confirmation at the end of August that the first of the Forth Community Food Growing Sites has been funded.   The project will result in the renovation of a courtyard greenspace into a ring of growing plots with a community recreation space within. The project will be delivered by a combination of contractor…

Sunshine On Leith Gardens Summer Fete

Here’s some photos from the Summer Fete at Sunshine On Leith Gardens.  It was a fun day and thankfully blessed with good weather.  SOL Gardens has now been run by the growers association for several years and despite some continuing difficulties with access issues etc. is now well established.  For news and to contact the…

Visit to Woodlands Community Garden

I visited the Woodlands Community Garden in Glasgow last week and was blown away with how well designed it is! Apologies for low res photos.  Just getting my head around using Photosynth,

Edible Estates in South West Edinburgh

We are working with Wester Hailes Health Agency to investigate the opportunities to establish community food growing and other community greenspace initiatives in three neighbourhoods in South West Edinburgh.  This is really exciting for us to work with local residents and stakeholders to develop whole estate strategies. See more here.

New Community Growing Project In Wardieburn

Edible Estates has won a contract from Edinburgh Council to work with residents of Wardieburn in North Edinburgh to develop ideas for the regeneration of four community greenspaces.  Whilst the future use of the spaces is yet to be decided, it is likely that there will be a significant element of food growing for individuals…

Incredible Edible

Here’s some news about the Incredible Edible project in Todmorden down Yorkshire way. When the small British mill town of Todmorden, tucked in between Yorkshire and Lancashire, first began installing fruit and vegetable gardens all around the area as part of theIncredible Edibleprogram, it likely had no idea that the novel, yet simple, concept would…

Edible Estates

Over the past year, Re:Solution has been working on promoting our community growing initiative in Council estates.  We have decided to rebrand the initiative to make it more distinct from other community gardening services. Henceforth we will be calling the initiative ‘Edible Estates’, the name refers to the target communities for the initiative – Council…