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We run 5 community gardens where you and come and learn how to grow your own food

Royal Botanic Garden Saturdays between 2pm and 4:30pm. The focus is on informal learning and sharing of skills, knowledge and experience in growing your own food and preparing/cooking that food.

Wester Hailes Community Garden near the Whale Arts Agency every Saturday from 11am to 1pm.

Community Garden at Milton Road Edinburgh College on Mondays from 11-1pm.

Drumbrae Community Garden with the Rannoch Community Centre every Friday morning from 9:15 to 11:15. Lead contact is Jean-Matthieu Gaunand and Rhona Donaldson.

Niddrie Community Garden

Video: Greenkeepers gardening group at the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh as part of the Edible Gardening Project. In the video you can see the plot that was offered to ELREC and some of our volunteers. ELREC has a number of community garden projects around Edinburgh.



Contact Information

For further details about the project, to volunteer, get free energy advice, or join our workshops, events and food growing groups – please contact:

Project Coordinator: Jean-Matthieu

South Asian Community Link Officer: Asma

Polish Community Link Officer: Ewelina

Chinese Community Link Officer: David

African Community Link Officer: Dina 

Spanish Speaking Community Link Officer: Mariana

You can also call us at ELREC on 0131 556 0441. We speak English, Arabic, Hindi, Punjabi, Polish, Urdu, Cantonese, Spanish and French.

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