Great to be back!
May14

Great to be back!

We are so pleased that all our enterprises are back open and we can start fulfilling our charitable objectives to the max!  Doing good work, creating sustainable jobs and wage-based training opportunities.   Car Bute – Bike Bute – supporting low carbon travel choices                 ReStyle – diverting useful things from landfill Bute Produce – providing seasonal,...

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Teaching To Support A Local Economy
Aug02

Teaching To Support A Local Economy

A very important part of the work we do at Fyne Futures involves education. This comes in many forms; working directly with local schools and nurseries to teach about our environment, on the job training for our employees and volunteers, offering public talks to community groups. As part of our ongoing ‘Carbon Free Food’ project, and in co-operation with Incredible Edible Bute, we were recently fortunate enough to offer...

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The Wee Greenhoos
Jan31

The Wee Greenhoos

In the next fortnight you may spot a flurry of activity taking place up at the Bute Produce community garden. The youth of Rothesay are keen to get involved in the learning opportunities available, and plans are underway to teach them how to create their very own ‘wee greenhoos’. Achievement Bute will be working in partnership with Bute Produce during the February school break to deliver a three day activity which will be...

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Planting out at Battery Place
Jan17

Planting out at Battery Place

Amidst the snow and under the palm trees, this Sunday will see the first day of planting for the Future Growth project. The project has found enthusiasm amongst local residents and, whilst we have no control over the weather we feel sure that those who have attended the training are well prepared for the task ahead of them. The training had taught skills of seeding, planting out, ground preparation and harvesting; skills that will all...

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European Week of Waste Reduction
Nov09

European Week of Waste Reduction

This November will be busy on Bute. Between the 18th and 26th November Fyne Futures will be taking part in European Week of Waste Reduction (EWWR). Our team will be laying on a demonstration of the best way to recycle and the importance of efficient reuse. Our team at Bute Produce will be running the Master Composter Training workshop on the 22nd and 23rd- a two day training course that explains the science behind composting and gives...

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Rothesay to see Future Growth
Oct31

Rothesay to see Future Growth

  This week Fyne Futures received news of a successful grant application that will allow an exciting project to be delivered. The project, entitled ‘Future Growth’ is funded in part by the Health and Wellbeing Fund and aims to deliver an equal opportunity training program, encouraging participants to learn about growing fruit and vegetables and the health benefits associated with horticulture. The training is due to begin in...

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