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Funded by the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund, the Communities for Conservation project aims at inspiring minority communities to reduce their carbon footprint.

The project food growing workshops.

We run 5 community gardens where you and come and learn how to grow your own food

Royal Botanic Garden Saturdays between 2pm and 4:30pm. The focus is on informal learning and sharing of skills, knowledge and experience in growing your own food and preparing/cooking that food.

Wester Hailes Community Garden near the Whale Arts Agency, every Saturday from 11am to 1pm.

Community Garden at Milton Road Edinburgh College on Mondays from 11am to 1pm.

Drumbrae Community Garden with the Rannoch Community Centre every Friday morning from 9.15am to 11.15. Lead contact is Jean-Matthieu Gaunand and Rhona Donaldson.

Niddrie Community Garden.

Contact Information

For further details about the project, please contact:

Project Coordinator: Jean-Matthieu -
South Asian Community Link Officer: Asma -
Polish Community Link Officer: Ewelina -
Chinese Community Link Officer: David -
African Community Link Officer: Dina -
Spanish Speaking Community Link Officer: Mariana -

You can also call us at ELREC on 0131 556 0441. We speak English, Arabic, Hindi, Punjabi, Polish, Urdu, Cantonese, Spanish and French.

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All ages
Days and Times
Monday 11am - 1pm
Friday 9.15am - 11.15am
Saturday 11am - 1pm / 2pm - 4pm
Contact Details
Contact Person:
Contact Telephone: 0131 556 0441
Contact Email:

This record was last modified on: 30 April 2018