The Aims of Granton Community Gardeners
The SCIO’s purposes are to benefit the community of GRANTON (North Edinburgh) which comprises the area shown on the map below: The area is bounded by (and inclusive of the streets mentioned), the sea, Wardie Steps, Granton Road, Ferry Road (numbers 400-740), West Granton Access Road, and Waterfront Broadway with a line extending directly to the coast. (“the Community”) with the following objects:
1/. To support the advancement of a well functioning community with an increasingly healthy social, environmental, and economic fabric. Particularly by creating opportunities for people to meet together around food (growing cooking and eating) and by supporting those who take initiative on this.
2/. To promote environmental improvement, including protecting and increasing biodiversity, by creatively imagining the best uses for our open spaces, and by caring for these spaces, particularly community gardens.
3/. To advance health and wellbeing, both physical and mental, by:
facilitating and supporting access to gardening opportunities, and other community events.
contributing to improved diet through increased access to, and availability of, fresh local produce.
4/. To advance education and skills, particularly related to food (growing, cooking, and eating).