SATURDAY 23 FEB is LEITH CHOOSES 2019 Voting day. Leith Walk Policebox and Settlement projects have submitted an idea for funding – GROW to EAT to get people growing edible plants.  But we need you to vote for us. If you are over 8 and live, work, volunteer or study in Leith you can vote. Please vote for Grow to Eat in person at Leith community centre, New Kirkgate noon–3.00pm.  Free food, children facepainting, and a crèche. Find us in the Food section.

And here’s what’s popping up at Leith Walk Policebox over the next couple of weeks.

Thurs 21 Feb 10am–4pm: Woodland Trust charity  Protecting the UK’s trees and woods.  Ask about gift memberships and the National Tree Charter. 

Weds & Fris 11an–5.00pm-ish: Tipico  quality nuts, almonds and roasted pistachios plus delicious Sicilian confectionery - caramelised nuts, brittles and tarrone (Italian nougat).

Sat mornings Edinburgh Tool Library 1030am–1.00pm: pay what you can to join and borrow tools for DIY, gardening and sewing.   Workshops and courses.  Gift memberships. 

Sat 23 Feb 2.00–5.00pmInvisible Edinburgh Street Barber, Socks for the Streets and QMU podiatry services for people encountering homelessness.  Invisible Edinburgh walking tours employ people who have encountered homelessness as tour guides.

(Reminder Saturday 23 Feb at Leith Community Centre 12 noon–3.00pm: Voting Day Leith chooses 2019  Please vote for our Grow to Eat project)

Sun 24 Feb, 11.00am–2.00pm: Lazy Lettuce vegan burgers: take the challenge meat eaters with these tasty, satisfying 100% plant based burgers.

Sat 2 Mar, noon–4.00pm: Fairtrade Fortnight Fairtrade food & crafts for sale.  Find out more about the Fairtrade movement and what could happen after Brexit.




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