At the end of September (26th-28th) a Scottish delegation, including Fergus and Mags from Common Good Food, attended an international Elders Voices Summit on Vancouver Island in British Colombia (BC) in Canada – a gathering of people from all over the world, looking at how we can learn from indigenous ways in building greater social and ecological resilience.
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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 facebook...Read More »
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.
Fergus Walker will be leading a discussion at this event on Common Good Food's exciting new idea - the Community Croft.
Tuesday 25th Aug, 14.30 – 17.30 – FREE workshop and discussion - go here for more details
An opportunity to meet and share insights with Dundee’s growing food network. In conversation with Dundee Urban Orchard, Dundee Social Enterprise, Faith in Community Dundee, Dundee...Read More »
An open letter from Scottish civil society in support of the Scottish Government's decision to ban the growing of GM crops in Scotland
We are writing in support of the Scottish Government’s decision to ban the growing of GM crops in Scotland, reinforcing its long-standing moratorium.
We believe that this policy reflects a broad consensus across civil society in Scotland....Read More »