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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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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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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