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Embedded Artist

Barbara Gardener-Rowell joins Sustaining Dunbar as a volunteer embedded artist.

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What Next for Friends of John Muir Birthplace? – Post-Event Blog

Another event in our What If? series was organised in collaboration with the Friends of John Muir’s Birthplace on Wednesday 24th March 2021. Friends of John Muir’s Birthplace is a local charity that supports the ongoing work of the John Muir Birthplace Charitable Trust and the staff of John Muir’s Birthplace. During the event, five speakers shared their presentations and […]

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Climate Action East Linton -event report

‘What if?’ Event Report Climate Action East Linton is an affiliated member of Sustaining Dunbar, and benefits from sharing ideas, resources and experience. We invited our colleagues from CAEL to showcase their inspiring work as part of an ongoing What If? event series which we have been running for the past few months. On Wednesday […]

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Wheat Project

Do you have a sunny square metre or more of garden that you could use to grow a patch of heritage wheat this season? I’m seeking twenty or so ‘patchwork wheat farmers’ across Dunbar and District to join me in this participatory research project. The eventual aim is to develop a locally adapted ‘landrace’ of […]

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Kirsty McLuckie interview

Sustaining Dunbar’s Local Good Food Alliance talks to Kirsty McLuckie, Pupil Support Worker at Dunbar Grammar School, about the John Muir Award, foraging and the importance of growing and preparing your own food. Interview by Rosie Harrison in November 2020.

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Belhaven Community Garden Cook-Outs

This series of cook-outs is a great example of local partnership working: they’re held at Belhaven Community Garden, which is run by Sustaining Dunbar. The Local Good Food Alliance was successful in applying for funding to Dunbar & East Linton Area Partnership, and they are also part-funded and hosted by the Community Carrot, whose Development […]

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Dunbar Cycling Group

Dunbar Cycling Group’s primary aim is to encourage more people in Dunbar to take up or renew their interest in cycling. The club actively promotes cycling as a healthy, sociable pastime suitable for all age groups and abilities. Our friends from Dunbar cycling Group have shared their newsletter with us and we thought it would […]