Volunteering on hold

We are currrently not recruiting new volunteers for our Sustainable Garden.

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Opportunities currently on hold

Sustainable Garden volunteers

Role Purpose

To provide support in the development and maintenance of the Welcoming Sustainable Garden (located in Saughton Mains Allotments, Chesser Loan) and relative project’s activities, such as: food growing home visits, food growing workshops and cookery classes.


We usually meet on a weekly basis at the garden but this is subject to seasonal variation.

Skills and qualities needed

Gardening and food growing experience desirable but not essential, reliability and flexibility, a keen interest in meeting new people and learn about different cultures. Commitment to the vision and the values of The Welcoming

Training and support

Informal induction, food growing training and on-going support offered.