covid-19

  1. June 04, 2021

    Six Questions from Greencity with ISKCON Scotland

    ISKCON Scotland is a charity dedicated to caring for people and the planet. Fueled by the dedication of their volunteers, they serve two main aims: to improve people’s lives physically, emotionally and spiritually; and to help the planet and the environment. As part of their community-focused w

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  2. March 09, 2021

    Six Questions from Greencity with Tchai-Ovna

    Tucked away behind Gibson Street in Glasgow’s West-End, at the bottom of a charming cobbled lane, on the banks of the River Kelvin, you’ll find Tchai-Ovna, House of Tea. For over 20 years Scotland’s premier tea house has served speciality teas from across the globe in a uniquely relaxing atmos

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  3. January 25, 2021

    Six Questions from Greencity with Byker Mutual Aid

    Across the UK, since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, communities have been organising at a neighbourhood level to help each other get through. One of these groups is Byker Covid-19 Mutual Aid - a grassroots community group based in the Byker estate in Newcastle, volunteering support

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  4. December 07, 2020

    Six Questions from Greencity with PEEK

    PEEK stands for Possibilities for Each and Every Kid. This charity really struck a chord with us as when lockdown happened they really upped their game to provide healthy meals for vulnerable kids who were in very real danger of being overlooked. We picked PEEK to be recipients of this month’s c

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  5. November 16, 2020

    Six Questions from Greencity with Empty Kitchens, Full Hearts

    Set up earlier this year and supplying healthy food to households across Edinburgh, Empty Kitchens is a movement of volunteer chefs taking food donations and converting them into breakfasts, lunches, dinners and treats. Community volunteers then package these meals into 'day packs' for delivery

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  6. May 08, 2020

    How could our purchasing preferences change after the Coronavirus pandemic?

    by Tess Davis, Greencity intern

    The COVID-19 crisis has completely changed our way of life, including how we think about, access and purchase food. We have seen widespread panic behaviours such as stockpiling change how

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  7. March 16, 2020

    How to Support Small Businesses Right Now

    At present, the world is shrouded in a nervous and uncertain atmosphere due to the increasing threat of the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 strain is a huge concern for our health, but also for the economy and our local, national and global community. While the government are putting in

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