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 Wee Shop Arran

The Wee shop is Arran’s newly opened subsidised shop offering grocery items at low cost. Includes items such as fresh and tinned food, toiletries and household cleaning products. The Wee Shop is located in Brodick Church and is here to help you top up your weekly shop, enabled by Arran Churches Together. Contact us to …

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 …

Tory betrayal on food standards

A report from Patricia Gibson, MP for North Ayrshire and Arran Last week, I challenged Tory MP John Lamont in the Commons on National Farmers Union (NFU) fears and those of consumers, about the threat to food standards and safety.  I was astounded when he responded that the NFU “is spreading misinformation” about this important …

Arran’s first VegFest coming in March

ARRAN VEGFEST 2020 Arran High School Lamlash, 10am to 5pm, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th March 2020 We’re looking forward to welcoming everyone to Arran’s first ever celebration of all things vegan and plant-based over the weekend of 14th and 15th March! Entry to both days is by voluntary donation (which includes seven talks, two …

Join Eco Savvy for the Arran Spring Fest 21st March

ARRAN ECO SAVVY SPRING FEST We are delighted to announce ARRAN SPRING FEST, celebrating and inspiring sustainability on Arran with focus on local: • FOOD | local food producers’ market | food growing & planting activity | Chai Caddy & Mon’s Thai Kitchen • TRAVEL | eBike obstacle course | free Bike MOTs | Tesla …

Eco Savvy’s sustainable food programme

After including an article about Eco Savvy’s food programme in last month’s issue, we realised that it might possibly be a better idea for it to go in the January edition of the Voice! After Christmas and in time for some new year resolutions (or at least efforts at making some sustainable changes around food)! …

Isle of Arran milk vending machine in Brodick over Christmas and New Year

The team at Isle of Arran milk sent this message out over Christmas, with free milk available over new year until 5th January! After which the vending machine will be located somewhere on the island, venue to be confirmed… WE’VE GOT EXCITING NEWS! We are delighted to announce that Arran Milk will be available through …

Join the Eco Savvy sustainable food programme

Sustainable Food Coordinator at Eco Savvy, Jess tells us about their sustainable food programme and encourages readers to sign up. It is definitely high up on my list of eco things to do. And further on below, see their call for recipe contributions, as they are compiling a fantastic Eco Savvy cookbook! At Eco Savvy …