Seed Saving Workshop
Oct26

Seed Saving Workshop

Bute Produce are running a Seed Saving Workshop on Thursday 17th November between 1-3pm. If you would like to join us at this FREE event, please get in touch by either: Phoning 01700 503181 or email admin@fynefutures.org.uk

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Love Food Hate Waste
Oct18

Love Food Hate Waste

Follow these top 5 tips to reduce food waste and save money: Make a list so you only buy what you need Get to know your date labels.  Best before is about quality and Use-by is about safety Freeze leftovers for another time Keep your apples and carrots in the fridge Visit lovefoodhatewaste.com  for more information advise, top tips and great recipes  

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Frightening Food Waste Facts
Oct06

Frightening Food Waste Facts

Every year, 389,000 tonnes of food and drink are wasted in Scotland – costing us all an eye-watering £1 billion We throw away enough bacon to make every person n Scotland a bacon roll every Saturday, for a whole year Every day in Scotland, we throw away the equivalent of 2.6 million slices of bread.  That’s a lot of toast. We waste 62,000 tonnes of vegetables every year.  That’s an average of 26kg a year for every...

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Recycle Food waste to help the environment
Oct03

Recycle Food waste to help the environment

Most food thrown away in Scotland ends up rotting in landfill, creating harmful greenhouse gases.  Avoiding food waste in the first place helps us tackle that.  But for food waste you can’t avoid, there’s another option. Why not start to think about composting at home.  You can compost many items e.g. Egg shells Fruit and vegetable peelings Teabags Coffee Granules This turns it into green energy, heat and environmentally...

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Grow Your Own Workshops
Oct03

Grow Your Own Workshops

Have you ever wanted to grow your own vegetables? Bute Produce gives you the perfect opportunity to learn.  Our market garden caters to the whole Island with a Green Box scheme and Veg Shack. We run Grow Your Own Workshops, which will allow you to spend time getting hands on with our veg while learning practical skills from our experienced staff.  Once you are finished, you will have the skills you need to start growing your own! Our...

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