Blog: Food Commons

Seed & Tree Festival: what do we want to achieve?

Fergus Walker
5th February, 2016

Well, that has come round quick - the Seed and Tree Festival is happening tomorrow! We have well over 100 people coming, we have umpteen things happening, we have the First Minister stopping by - what a day it's going to be! You can download a PDF of the full programme here or at the bottom of the page.

I would like to lay out our hopes for what we can achieve off the back of this event. This event is all about diversity of seeds and trees that we can harvest for food, but it is about so...

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This is the agenda for the Seed and Tree Festival

Fergus Walker
13th January, 2016

We are pleased to announce our updated programme for our Seed and Tree Festival next month, and are excited by the chance for some really good discussions, some productive practical sessions and some merrymaking with wassailing, curry, and ceilidh. See below for details.

You can book your ticket for the event on seedtreefest....

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The ideas behind our Seed and Tree Festival

Fergus Walker
9th December, 2015

We are delighted to announce that we are teaming up with Helping Britain Blossom to bring you the Seed and Tree Festival on Saturday 6th February!

When we raised £2000 in our...

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National Orchard Gathering in Dundee

Fergus Walker
11th September, 2015

THIS EVENT HAD TO BE POSTPONED - WATCH THIS SPACE FOR AN UPDATE

The second National Orchard Gathering for Scotland is being held in Dundee this October by Orchard Collective Scotland, a social-media based decentralised collective with big ambitions.

The collective formed organically a year ago around a...

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"Growing A Culture of Food Sovereignty" - podcast

Fergus Walker
15th August, 2015

In the last week of July Common Good Food hosted four talks and discussions at the Edinburgh Food Festival. If you missed the talk, or you want to listen again - now you can! This was our Friday talk, with the founders of CGF, Mags, Eva and Fergus, speaking about our work, with some good questions at the end.

 

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