Stopping due to Covid-19 pandemic
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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