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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Christmas trees local and sustainable.
Dec29

Christmas trees local and sustainable.

This year’s delivery of Christmas trees was received with welcome from all those taking part. Deliveries of our trees were taken in the fortnight prior to Christmas and our customers really appreciated the local aspect of the scheme. They were also pleased with the quality standard of our trees with customers telling us “The tree has been great thanks….. many people who visited loved the tree” -Garry Charnock...

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Winter at Bute Produce
Dec21

Winter at Bute Produce

The past few weeks have seen some visual changes at Bute Produce. The coming of the snow was very picturesque on the garden and our living Christmas Trees have proven a success amongst the community. We have been able to supply our home-grown, potted trees to local residents who are keen to look after and then replant after the festive period. Our customers have been very pleased with them too: What a “Bute-iful” tree!!...

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Isle of Bute Sustainable Food Island?
Jul17

Isle of Bute Sustainable Food Island?

Sustainability is one of the buzz words that everyone is using, but what does it really mean?  When it comes to food there are a particular set of topics which have been developed by Esmee Fairbairn Foundation to help bring focus.  These six ‘key issues’ are used to structure an approach to create Sustainable Food Cities, and right across the UK there are many towns and cities which have taken up the challenge. Promoting...

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Call for volunteers
May04

Call for volunteers

We are looking for volunteers to support Bute Produce community garden.  The new season is well underway, and there are lots of activities to get involved with.  Volunteering with our Bute Produce team is a wonderful way to support goal of increasing locally grown produce.  You may have a wealth of knowledge and skills you can bring to the garden – here is an example of the type of horticultural activities that take place. The...

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