Com­mu­nity project is back in busi­ness af­ter

Evening Times - - NEWS - BY CATHER­INE HUNTER

VOL­UN­TEERS in the North East of Glas­gow have re­in­stated a com­mu­nity meal share project de­signed to bring neigh­bour­hoods to­gether. Black­hill’s Grow­ing, a cook­ing group set up by St Paul’s Youth Fo­rum in Provan­mill to raise money for lo­cal ac­tiv­i­ties, was forced to close dur­ing the Coro­n­avirus pan­demic.

They had been run­ning a weekly three-course com­mu­nity meal be­fore lock­down. With lock­down re­stric­tions eas­ing, the group has now es­tab­lished a col­lec­tion ser­vice.

Coun­cil­lor Many Mor­gan, who is part of the project, said: “The Black­hill Grow­ing com­mu­nity is an amaz­ing project en­cour­ag­ing lo­cally grown food. In­spir­ing peo­ple to un­der­stand where their food comes from and help­ing them to grow their own food in their gar­dens. The project also has bees and pro­duce honey as well as chick­ens for eggs.

“It’s also re­ally good to see

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