Festive food for thought
Dec14

Festive food for thought

The festive season is now close at hand, and the Bute Carbon Free Food project has entered its third event. During this event we were introduced to a series of seasonal tasty dishes, and our event was hosted by local caterers Smith and Gray. They welcomed us, speaking about how different faiths use seasonal produce in different ways during their celebration periods to create a selection of dishes. We were then treated to a selection...

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Winter cooking means sharing
Nov27

Winter cooking means sharing

The ongoing Bute Carbon Free Food project took another turn recently as the cooking course continued with their ‘Pot Luck’ event. With members of the community bringing food that they enjoyed, it proved an opportunity for those there to share the reasons for their choices. It was also a chance to discuss where food had come from. Some of the meals had been made using local produce grown at Bute Produce, whilst some had...

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Teaching To Support A Local Economy
Aug02

Teaching To Support A Local Economy

A very important part of the work we do at Fyne Futures involves education. This comes in many forms; working directly with local schools and nurseries to teach about our environment, on the job training for our employees and volunteers, offering public talks to community groups. As part of our ongoing ‘Carbon Free Food’ project, and in co-operation with Incredible Edible Bute, we were recently fortunate enough to offer...

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Chapel Hill accessible raised bed garden launched
Jun26

Chapel Hill accessible raised bed garden launched

The sun shone down on a glorious Sunday afternoon as the Incredible Edible Bute group launched the Chapel Hill accessible gardens. The raised beds are the latest site that the group will be tending, and the gardens include an area that act as a training area for delivering learning courses. The day began with a visit from Brendan O’Hara MP who saw the selection of fruit and vegetables that will be available for free in the community...

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Recycling team receive national recognition
Jun01

Recycling team receive national recognition

We are proud to announce that this year the recycling team at Fyne Futures were finalists at the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Waste Management. The team were nominated in the category of ‘Best Community Recycling Initiative’ and were one of only four finalists recognised nationally.   The awards took place on 10th May 2018 in London and the ceremony stands as a way to recognise the achievements of social enterprises,...

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