The Angus Up-cycling project breathes new life into small items of furniture for re-sale. For people from all backgrounds to learn new skills and at the same time reduce waste and help the environment.
Forfar Open Garden is a Resistered Charity.
It is a garden for all to visit and enjoy . An inclusive space for people to garden alongside other people and with a particular focus on the health benefits of working with plants. The garden is run by Forfar Open Garden Scheme Trust . We rely mostly on the work of volunteers and are always looking for help whether it is a half hours weeding , help with our watering or helping us provide opportunities for people who need support to volunteer in the garden by gardening alongside in a mentoring role . It is somewhere you can find green space and relax .
We are a charity helping adults with learning disabilities to garden organically. We also have a shop where we sell the organic vegetables and fruit.
HOPE is an environmentally friendly charitable project providing training and work experience for people with learning disabilities living in Angus. HOPE was set up on the grounds of Hospitalfield House, Westway, Arbroath with the kind support of The Patrick Allan-Fraser of Hospitalfield Trust.
We aim to improve opportunities for social, educational and recreational activities for the identified group of people living in the local area, and to provide the local community with a reliable source of organically grown fruit, vegetables and herbs.
We have a team of 3 staff and 20 volunteers working throughout the year to:
provide training and work experience opportunities for people with learning disabilities living in the Angus area
improve opportunities for social, educational and recreational activities for these learning-disabled people
offer the local community a reliable source of organically grown fruit and vegetables
The garden is run by a full-time Garden Manager and 2 part-time Garden Development Workers, ably assisted by our gardening volunteers.
We have a shop at the garden to sell our organically produced fruit and vegetables, a comprehensive range of bedding plants in season, and lots of other garden plants, bulbs and shrubs.
A non-profit voluntary run organisation based in the centre of Kirriemuir with a mission to help combat food insecurity and reduce food waste by repurposing and redistributing food. Working together to better the environment and enhance the community.
A Social Supermarket tackling two epidemics of our time. Food waste and Food poverty. We want to take the mountain of surplus food currently wasted each year and use it to create and stock the shelves of a social supermarket providing affordable food.
Sustainable Kirriemuir is a community of people like you, who have decided to try and live well without costing the Earth. Our world, and yours is changing fast and we need to take action together right now to do better for people and planet. Together we can grow, make, mend, swap, share and laugh our way to a better, more sustainable way of life.
This year, we are working hard on growing more local, seasonal food, as well as reducing food waste across our town and we welcome collaborative partnership working so please get in touch with us!