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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. December 20, 2021

    Six Questions from Greencity with Unity Grill

    We had the great pleasure of catching up with Angela McNay from Unity Grill in Ayr, the town’s first social restaurant. They are tackling hunger and food poverty through their social enterprise, operating on a simple but effective concept: those who can afford to, pay the prices on the menu, and those t

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. October 01, 2021

    Six Questions from Greencity with Greener Kirkcaldy

    Formed in 2009, Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and development trust working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy. With a community garden space, pantry, cooking workshops, energy advice

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  8. September 20, 2021

    Six Questions from Greencity with Bute Island Foods

    Bute Island Foods have been making cheese alternatives on the beautiful Isle of Bute for over 30 years! From hand-making the original 'Scheese' around a farmhouse kitchen table, to now operating out of a dedicated dairy free factory and supplying some of the UKs biggest food brands, they've got a vegan

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  9. September 13, 2021

    Six Questions from Greencity with Spice Pots

    Compact, colourful & easy peasy! Spice Pots curry pots and kits make it simple to rustle up all sorts of tasty curries. Goan, Korma, Tandoori or Bhuna, all the spices you need are contained and beautifully presented in reusable tins - either stock them seperately or combined in ready-to-go selection

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  10. September 09, 2021

    Six Questions from Greencity with Pillars of Hercules

    Growing Organically since 1983, what better place to highlight during Organic September than Pillars of Hercules! From the farm shop, veg box delivery scheme, and onsite bothy, to the vegetarian café (making use of home-grown fruit & veg, served in a leafy outdoor setting!), this Fife institution

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