Happy Holidays!
Dec12

Happy Holidays!

The garden will be closed on Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th December.  The last Green Box delivery will be Friday 23rd December.  Please place your order by Monday 19th December by telephone to 01700 503181; by email admin@fynefutures.org.uk or via private message on our facebook page.   The garden will be closed on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd January.  The last Green Box delivery of 2016 will be Friday 30th December.  Please place...

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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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Cut Food Waste and we’ll all be better off!!
Sep26

Cut Food Waste and we’ll all be better off!!

In Scotland, we waste almost a fifth of the food we buy every year.  That is very expensive.  Bute cut food waste and you could save around £470 a year. Before you set off, check round the cupboards, fridge and freezer to see what food you already have in (and the best before and use by labels).  That way you can buy what you really need. Once you know what you need, make a shopping list and stick to it.  It help you to avoid impulse...

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Grow Your Own Workshops
Sep20

Grow Your Own Workshops

We are coming to the end of our 4 week workshops in September for Grow Your Own.  We are running the workshops again in October, starting on Tuesday 4th October for 4 weeks, they are held at Bute Produce between 2-4pm and are FREE of costs.  They will teach the participants the basics of growing their own vegetables, in window boxes to having a large garden, at Bute Produce we also have communal growing space still available. There is...

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