Take part in Climate Fringe Week

Climate Fringe Week is Scotland’s biggest call for action on climate change ahead of COP26, and will take place from 18-26 September 2021. With COP26 coming to Glasgow this November, this is a key time to bring about climate action amongst communities and the Scottish voice should be louder than ever. WHAT IS CLIMATE FRINGE …

Farmer’s Market at Bellvue Farm 5th September

Arran Eco Savvy share news of the upcoming Farmer’s Market – We are excited to be working with Bellevue Farm – Holiday Cottages & Farm Tours in Blackwaterfoot, and Arran’s Food Journey to hold a farmers market at Bellevue Farm on Sunday 5th September! Come along to meet local producers, take a farm tour, see the …

Stroll with It Arran! Health Walks

Welcome to Stroll with It Arran! Health Walks Walking is a great way to stay healthy and get fitter as well as being good for our mental health. If you would like to walk more, build up your confidence and explore Arran, joining a health walk could be the answer. This summer the Stroll with …

Arran Recipe Book Crowdfunder

The Crowdfunder for the Arran Home Recipe Book is Live! The Arran Home Recipe Book features over 100 recipes with focus on local produce, including Scottish classics and international favourites. The crowdfunder is now live! You can pre-order a copy for £14 from here Recipes are supplied by cookbook author Nick Paul as well as …

Community food access survey

Arran Eco Savvy is working with North Ayrshire Council to look at access to affordable and healthy food. We have created a survey to better understand what barriers people are currently facing in accessing affordable, healthy food. This information will be used to inform a strategy to provide support to people in our community. Please …

The Arran rECHARGE! Network

Alongside their growing fleet of eBikes (available for Arran residents to loan – see here for more info), Arran Eco Savvy have organised a new eBike Recharge scheme. Here is some more information about the initiative:  Everyone on Arran understands the challenges of cycling our beautiful yet demanding terrain; with the advent of eBikes, the …

Awards evening completes Eco Savvy’s Sustainable Island Life project

On the evening of 25th March, the Eco Savvy Sustainable Island Life Awards celebrated people involved in two years of Arran community climate action. The Sustainable Island Life project run by Arran Eco Savvy completes activities on 31st March 2021 after being supported by the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) for the last two years. …

Arran’s first online farmers market

Arran Eco Savvy and Arran ‘s Food Journey are excited to support the first online farmers market on Saturday 6th March! The market will showcase some of the islands fantastic producers providing an opportunity to learn more about these businesses and their wonderful products! Eco Savvy say, “Next Saturday 6th March we have teamed up …

Savvy Film Club – The Troublemaker

On Tuesday 9th March at 7pm Eco Savvy will be holding an online film screening of The Troublemaker. The film will be followed by a Q&A session on Zoom with the film’s Director and a representative from Extinction Rebellion (XR). The film (57 mins) follows Extinction Rebellion co-founder, Roger Hallam, who explains his beginnings as …

Greenpeace Glasgow and Arran Eco Savvy team up for sustainable travel

Greenpeace Glasgow and Arran Eco Savvy team up to show love for sustainable travel on Valentine’s day Reprinted from Eco Savvy’s website  On Sunday 14th February, locals on Arran twinned with Greenpeace Glasgow to show love for sustainable travel, a critically important area in reducing pollution and meeting carbon targets to mitigate the climate crisis. …