Did you know that last year, Food Sharing Edinburgh saved 193 tonnes of food from going to waste? Well, we are about to go one step further!
On Saturday the 19th of January, the Food Sharing Hub will open its doors to the public. It will be Scotland’s first ever Rescued Food Shop, situated at 22 Bread Street in the heart of Edinburgh.
Don't miss out on this historic moment, marking the beginning of a more sustainable and more caring Edinburgh for us all!
We would like to invite you, the Edinburgh community, to join us for some great tunes, great vibes, and, of course, plenty of delicious rescued goodies. The gathering will start at 4:30pm!
We have limited space so to make sure you can get in, please book your FREE ticket via Eventbrite.
4.30pm — Registration
5.00pm — Ice breaker
5.15pm — Some short speeches and the ribbon cutting!
6.00pm — Storytelling by Susannah Phillipson
6.30pm — Poetry by Angus Bhattacharya
6.55pm — Music from the Moonlands
7.30pm — Open Mic Music until the end of the night
8.30pm — Closing time
ABOUT THE SHOP
The shop will be open on Thursday to Saturday, 12 to 4pm. It will offer a variety of food rescued by our community of volunteers from our network of 30 partner businesses, from bakeries to supermarkets. The food will be sold on a Pay As You Feel basis.
The Food Sharing Hub is located at the SHRUB coop on Bread St, just off Lothian Road.
Bus routes: 2, 10, 11, 15, 16, 20, 24, 35, 36, 47, 300.
The Food Sharing Hub is situated on the ground floor and is accessible by wheelchair. There is a fully accessible toilet. There will also be limited seating available to reserve for disabled attendees. Please email Laurie at [email protected]
if you would like to ensure seating.
PHOTOGRAPHY & FILMING
There will be photography and filming taking place at the event. If you would prefer not be photographed, please contact Laurie at [email protected]
If you have any questions about the event please contact Laurie at [email protected]