Food Gardens

Food Communities has taken on various areas of private land and converted them into productive gardens growing lots of organic fruit, veg and herbs. We also help promote the community gardens of other community groups.

We have taken on various areas of private land and converted them into productive gardens growing lots of organic fruit, veg and herbs without requiring any public funding or grants. We also help promote the community gardens of other community groups. We welcome new volunteers who are interested in helping out in our gardens and always happy to consider new projects. PLEASE GET IN TOUCH if you would like to volunteer or if you are a private landowner who would like us to grow food on your land in return for free upkeep of your land and free produce.

Here is a list of community gardens in different areas and details of who to contact should you wish to get involved:

Tweeddale

THE COURTHOUSE GARDEN. Behind the old courthouse and beside Peebles Parish Church at the end of Peebles High Street. Contact Adam on 07980129201 or info@foodcommunities.org.
THE SECRET GARDEN. Behind the British Heart Foundation on Peebles High Street. Access down the side venal. Contact Jan on 07739031868.
PEEBLES CAN GARDEN. Behind the Victoria Park Centre on Kingsmeadows Road, Peebles. Access from gate behind the centre. Contact Nichole on nichole@peeblescan.org.
LAMANCHA HUB. Old School House, West Linton, Scottish Borders, EH46 7BD. Contact Cilla or Mike on info@lamanchahub.org.uk.
THE GLEBE PROJECT. The Manse, Innerleithen Road, Peebles, EH458BD. Contact Shirley on shirleykspence@gmail.com.
THE EDIBLE GARDEN. St. Ronan’s Primary School, St Ronan’s Rd, Innerleithen EH44 6PB. Contact Alex via Facebook.

Teviot and Liddesdale

ABUNDANT BORDERS HAWICK COMMUNITY GARDEN. Just behind the Salvation Army Store on Hawick High Street. Contact robin@abundantborders.org.uk.
BURNFOOT GROWS TOGETHER COMMUNITY GARDEN. Burnfoot Community Hub, 89 Burnfoot Rd, Hawick TD9 8EJ. Contact Gordie on 01450 390410.
WILTON LODGE COMMUNITY GARDEN. Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick TD9 7LG. Contact Lisa on 07580788617 or Brydon@liveborders1.org.uk.

Eildon

SELKIRK COMMUNITY SHED. The Argus Centre Goslawdales Cottage, Goslawdales, Selkirk TD7 4EP. Contact Barbra on selkirkshedders@gmail.com.
SPACE TO GROW COMMUNITY GARDEN. Melrose, TD6 9BD. Contact Jan Moffat on jan.moffat@borders.scot.nhs.uk.

Berwickshire

ABUNDANT BORDERS AYTON COMMUNITY GARDEN. Summerhill Park, Ayton, Berwickshire. Contact robin@abundantborders.org.uk.
ABUNDANT BORDERS EYEMOUTH COMMUNITY GARDEN. Eyemouth, Berwickshire. Contact robin@abundantborders.org.uk.

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