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  1. July 08, 2022

    Six Questions from Greencity with The Drill Hall Pantry

    The Drill Hall Pantry in Parkhead is a charity that allows its members access to good food at minimum cost. You can find the pantry within a beautiful old schoolhouse, a stones throw from Greencity HQ, where it is run by a social enterprise called Unity. They organise all sorts of initiatives to encourage

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  2. June 29, 2022

    Six Questions from Greencity with The New Leaf Co-op

    The New Leaf Co-op is Edinburgh’s hands-on wholefood store. With a focus on products that are fresh, local, Organic, low packaging, and at a reasonable price; this is a jam-packed wee shop! They’re also a workers’ co-operative, and this is fundamental to the way they run their business and connect with

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  3. June 01, 2022

    Six Questions with Rae's of Montrose

    A new addition to Montrose, Rae’s serves local, seasonal produce inspired by modern European cuisine, with a menu that will change with the seasons, ensuring all produce is at its best when it’s on your plate. We asked owners Helena and Wout about the inspiration behind their first restaurant, their per

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  4. May 09, 2022

    Recipe - Yakitori Tofu with Pickled Cucumber Salad

    We asked Picnic, one of our very favourite vegan cafes in Glasgow, to share one of their favourite springtime recipes with us. This is a delicious and healthy Japanese-inspired baked tofu dish, served with a tasty wasabi & avocado puree, a fresh pickled cucumber salad, and garnished with chilli &

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  5. March 11, 2022

    Recipe - Sesame Coconut Poke Bowl

    This recipe showcases some of our favourite Fairtrade ingredients. Poke bowls originated in Hawaii and their versatility means they’re now popular the world over; you can use any protein you wish - we went for the delicately smoked tofu from Taifun, though you could just as easily use another tofu, o

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  6. March 03, 2022

    Six Questions with One World Shop

    The One World Shop is based in St. Johns Church on the west end of Princes Street in Edinburgh. It’s a treasure trove of beautiful gifts supporting people throughout the world. If you are in Edinburgh you really should visit; but first, read on to find out a bit more about this fantastic shop...

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  7. January 13, 2022

    Recipe - Tahini, Orange and Almond Blondies

    Shoe Tree Cafe is a cosy, independent cafe in the trendy Heaton suburb of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. With a completely vegan menu,they serve a range of homemade vegan and vegetarian breakfasts, lunches and sweet treats as well as offering an extensive selection of loose leaf tea and outstanding coffee. We

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  8. November 11, 2021

    Minga Indigena at COP26

    The Minga Indigena are a collective of groups, organizations and communities from indigenous nations throughout Abya Yala (the American continent). The leaders of Indigenous Minga come from the highest communities in the Andes, the deepest forests of the Amazon, the islands farthest away from the continents,

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  9. October 12, 2021

    Six Questions from Greencity with Hungry Squirrel

    Hungry Squirrel make seriously gourmet spreads, using high quality ingredients and with delectable flavours from maple-syrup-sweetened Cookie Dough Cashew to the hearty ABC mix (possibly our favourite at GC HQ - although it's not easy to choose!) Made in small batches in Aberdeenshire, it's fantastic

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  10. October 07, 2021

    Six Questions from Greencity with Baltic Street Adventure Playground

    Some of our members had the pleasure of visiting the good folk of Baltic Street Adventure Playground in Dalmarnock this week. What started out as safe play space for local kids has evolved into so much more than that - they now have among other things a petting zoo, a kitchen to cook free, healthy food

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