A growing passion
Nov26

A growing passion

It has come to this time of year again where the winter woolies come out. While activity in the garden never stops we focus on preparation and maintenance for next year, and there is certainly less coming out the ground. But there is still something coming out the ground. Bute Produce are once again delivering their living Christmas trees to members of the community, and my goodness how the trees have been growing. Despite the frosts...

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Visit for Incredible Edible Network
Sep13

Visit for Incredible Edible Network

During the first week of September we were joined by a visitor from the Incredible Edible Network. Sarah Ward was keen to see how the Incredible Edible Bute group had come into ‘fruition’ and how Fyne Futures had helped transform the West Church derelict land into the Chapel Hill accessible raised beds. The network were particularly keen to learn of how positive action helps promote health benefits and build community...

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Accessible community beds launched
Jun26

Accessible community beds launched

It was a gloriously sunny day as the accessible raised beds in Chapel Hill car park were launched. The gardens, which lie on the site of the old West Church, have been developed over the past three months and transformed from waste ground to vegetable, fruit and herb beds. The site build is part of a project entitled ‘Bute Carbon Free Food’ run by Fyne Futures. The project aims to encourage growing fruit and vegetables in...

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Fyne Futures hosts Climate Challenge Fund representative
Apr20

Fyne Futures hosts Climate Challenge Fund representative

This week Fyne Futures were pleased to welcome a visitor representing the Climate Challenge Fund; Kasia Koziel. The visit was intended to give Kasia a chance to find out how the Bute Carbon Free Food project has progressed. The team were keen to offer a site tour of the Bute Produce community garden and show her around, introducing her to our lead horticulturalist Ronnie and his team. Kasia was shown how we utilize the principles of...

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All about the hoose
Feb26

All about the hoose

Its been a windy February at the community garden and with the snow we’ve seen you might be forgiven for thinking that means there has been less activity than normal. Not a bit of it! Our team have been out preparing the beds for this years crop to go in and as with any garden there is ALWAYS something to do. At Bute Produce this is no exception and we have recently been pleased to welcome Achievement Bute to join us in a small...

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