House of Commons
ROSYTH EATS
EDM #1784
Tabled 30 October 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House congratulates Edible and Tasty Spaces (EATS) Rosyth on its success at a raft of recent awards ceremonies; notes that EATS Rosyth won the Best Community Group Award at the Kingdom FM Local Hero Awards 2018 and the Community Champion Award at the Dunfermline Press Awards; further notes that young volunteers Heidi, Summer and Haylie won a silver award at the Gardening Scotland pallet garden competition for their creation of a Fairy Garden, with volunteer Carolann Philp receiving a gold award and the People's Choice Award for her Help Our Honey Bees pallet garden design; notes that volunteer Mike Cascarino made it to the finals of the Volunteer of the Year at Fife Voluntary Action Awards; welcomes this well-deserved recognition of the fantastic work done by the EATS Rosyth team all year round across their community garden, orchard and hub to provide opportunities for local people to grow, cook and share food; and pays credit to all those involved in the project for their efforts to transform disused outdoor spaces into areas to be used and enjoyed by the whole community, engaging with young people and encouraging good nutrition, healthy, affordable cooking and waste reduction.