Falkirk Community Growing Grants

From the 8th January 2024 Community groups and organisations in the Falkirk Council area will be able to apply for a Community Growing Grant. The grants of £50 – £500, will help groups buy eco-friendly* seeds, plants, soil, peat-free compost and garden tools and...

What is a Right to Food and how can it Challenge Poverty?

After passing a piece of historic legislation last year, Scotland is now on its way to becoming a Good Food Nation, and is set to be the first nation of the UK to achieve this ambition. The Good Food Nation Act brings together all the jigsaw-pieces of the Scottish...

Tour of Braehead Community Garden

Tour of Braehead Community Garden – As part of the Investing in Communities work around Climate Action Planning, Forth Environment Link arranged a learning visit and tour of the well-established Braehead Community Garden, attended by members of the recently...

Ettrick Dochart Community Hall

The committee for Ettrick Dochart Community Hall were awarded £11,004.64 by the Falkirk Food Futures fund as administered by Forth Environment Link. The grant was used to bolster a thriving activities schedule including a community café with meal each week,...

Jupiter Growing Together

TCV’s Jupiter Growing Together was awarded £11,740 by Falkirk Food Futures as administered by Forth Environment Link in 2022. The grant went directly into facilitating peer-to-peer instruction and skills-building in a deprived area, giving hard-to-reach individuals an...

Larbert District Childminders

Larbert District Childminders are a group of childcare professionals based around the Larbert area in Falkirk, who took it upon themselves to set up a brand-new community growing space to benefit their charges. In early 2022, this group of go-getting childminders was...