In 2010 an eight acre field in the village of Dunkeld in Perthshire was gifted to the Soil Association Land Trust. The owner of the field wanted to ensure it was saved from development and returned to organic food production.
Watch Us Grow is a Cumbernauld-based charity, based at Palacerigg Country Park, which provides a supportive environment for adults with additional support needs or with mental health problems. It started in 1999, in recognition that there was a need for opportunities for people with special needs.
Rubha Phoil Forest Garden is situated at Armadale Pier (by the ferry), on the beautiful Sleat peninsula, Isle of Skye.
Loanhead Community Learning Centre, with its community garden provides a hub, bringing people of all ages together to share ideas, support each other and have fun
This project started as a student initiative. After a year in planning, work started on the ground in September 2012 with the help of the new community garden coordinator appointed by the college.
Gorgie City Farm (2.5 acres) has been a much-loved part of the local community in Edinburgh for the past 30 years. It is dedicated to inspiring visitors to the farm who come to see a variety of animals, enjoy local produce within the farm café, relax in the garden, or take part in the activities and events that happen throughout the year.
The Edible Gardening Project helps people grow their own vegetables and fruit by offering advice on how to get started. We promote growing healthy food in gardens, allotments and containers. This is The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s latest community focused project, run jointly with the Scottish Allotments and Gardens Society and funded by the People’s Postcode Lottery.
In October 2010, people in Cove Bay, Aberdeen, got together a steering committee and went on to form The Nether Loirston Growers Association. They have a management committee of 12 people, who all actively contribute and have created food growing opportunities for local people through the establishment of 31 individual plots and 5 raised beds for use by local community groups and schools