Stop­ping due to Covid-19 pan­demic

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that now the project is also grow­ing orig­i­nal Pinker­ton Rhubarb that grew on the hill over­look­ing Hog­gan­field Loch. Pinker­ton Rhubarb was once very fa­mous in the city with peo­ple trav­el­ling for miles to the field.

“Hav­ing lo­cally grown food helps to cut down on pol­lu­tion as the food doesn’t have to travel far.

“Black­hills Grow­ing has re­cently added a bak­ery to their list of lo­cally sourced foods and have some re­ally ex­cit­ing plans to ex­tend their grow­ing project and the vol­ume of food that can be lo­cally sourced.”

Pre-covid the project put on a com­mu­nity meal twice a week en­cour­ag­ing the lo­cal youths to get in­volved with cook­ing. The new ser­vice will en­sure peo­ple can get ac­cess to good qual­ity food.

Coun­cil­lor Ruari Kelly said: “As peo­ple be­come more aware of food miles and their car­bon foot­print the abil­ity to buy lo­cally pro­duced food will be a huge ben­e­fit.”

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