Zero Waste Cafe November dates

Save the November dates of the Arran Eco Savvy Zero Waste Cafe in your diary! St Molios Church Hall, Shiskine – Wednesday 2nd, 16th and 30th Lochranza and Catacol Village Hall – Tuesday 8th and 22nd Corrie and Sannox Village Hall – Wednesday 9th and 23rd The cafe runs from 11am-1pm at all locations. Last …

Duncan’s on the Green now open

Previously of The Burlington in Whiting Bay, local chef Duncan Heenan and partner Katie have opened their new restaurant Duncan’s on the Green at ‘Lamlash Golf Club’. Open to all members and the public who require signing in to make use of the club licence, and who will also have the option of joining the …

Pick your own lunch at Woodside Farm

In association with the Arran Festival of Food and Drink Saturday 24th September 2022, from 12.00 – 15.30 Pick your own lunch at Woodside Farm, Kildonan, Isle of Arran Come to Woodside Farm to learn about our truly unique project. Your day will start with a tour of the farm and its market garden and …

Arran Festival of Food and Drink

Arran’s first ever Festival of Food is taking place from 14th – 25th September! Here is an update from Arran’s Food Journey on all we can look forward to: The Isle of Arran welcomes visitors and locals to attend its inaugural Arran Festival of Food and Drink from the 14th – 25th September 2022. Hosting 24 foodie …

The Woodside Arran vending machine opening in Brodick

Some great news from Woodside Arran about the upcoming opening of their vending machine in Brodick (between Arran Active and the Bike Hire): The vending machine will be open from 16th March, Monday to Sunday, 9am – 7pm Jenny Macdonald, co-director of Woodside said, “It will be a slow start in regards to stock with …

Eco Savvy zero waste café pilot

News from Arran Eco Savvy about the exciting new Zero Waste Cafe: In March 2022 we will be launching our mobile Zero Waste Café pilot which will be bringing sustainable food to locations around the island. This is the result of a community food access survey, designed in conjunction with North Ayrshire Council, to determine …

Zero-waste cafe research

Arran Eco Savvy are conducting some research into the community’s views on a proposed zero-waste cafe. Read on to find out more and to take part in the survey: Back in June last year we launched a community food access survey that we designed in conjunction with North Ayrshire Council to determine whether our access …

Festive Farmers’ Market Sunday 5th December

Bellevue Farm, supported by Arran Eco Savvy and Arrans food journey, are holding their second farmers market this Sunday 5th December from 12-3pm. Come along and have a chance to speak to local producers, learn more about how they make their delicious products and to enjoy some hot food and drinks. There are over 20 …

Climate Cafes – what are they?

“Great changes can start from small conversations.” Climate cafes are so important as they provide a space to support and encourage us to have these conversations regarding – What can I do? What can my community do? What can my local authority do? What can the Scottish Government do? And what can we do globally? …

Local food plan consultation workshop

Join Arran Eco Savvy and Arran’s Food Journey for a workshop on a local food plan for Arran: Wednesday November 17th at 5.30pm at the Ormidale Pavilion The Scottish Government is currently consulting on their future plan for local food, Local Food for Everyone, but what does ‘local food’ mean to you and how can …