Growing Together: Online Workshops

There are a range of online workshops available to anyone in the local community, including gardening and cooking sessions that you can view in the comfort of your own home. Let us know which sessions you are interested in from the list below and we’ll email you the links to view.Email Barbara at to view any, or all, of the sessions.

Ready, Set, Garden with Castlebank Horticultural Society

A range of online gardening workshops with an Educational Gardener from Royal Horticultural Society.


  • Introduction to gardening
  • Grow your own fruit, veg and herbs at home
  • Gardening in small spaces
  • Plant ID tips and tricks
  • Especially interesting insects
  • Plant groups and growth forms
  • Grow your own fruit, veg and herbs
  • Live gardening Q&A
  • Gardening in small spaces
  • Autumn and winter gardening

Meat-free cooking demonstrations with V For Life Cookery School

A range of Meat-free Cooking demonstrations with a top chef from V For Life Cookery School are available on our YouTube channel along with some great recipes from our talented local chef at the Community Wing.


  • Chilli and simple flatbreads
  • Mushroom stroganoff
  • Sweet and sour
  • Orzo and bean soup
  • Carbonara
  • Vegetable and Tofu Stir Fry

All of the recipes listed above are available to download and keep here.

Love Food Hate Waste workshops

Growing Together: Love Food Hate Waste

Zero Waste Scotland, Scottish Government, Energy Saving Trust

Learn how to save money through menu planning, smart shopping and using up leftovers. These fun and interactive sessions will describe how to cut your food waste, and help you save up to £437 a year!

Changeworks now delivers our popular Love Food Hate Waste workshops online. These free workshops are available to businesses or community groups in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Scottish Borders, Fife and the Highlands and Islands. The hour long workshop highlights the scale and impact of food waste on the environment and our wallets. The practical advice given helps employees prevent food waste and avoid wasting money.

Love Food Hate Waste workshops are tailored to the needs of each organisation and offer benefits to staff and employees alike. Funded by the Scottish Government and delivered in partnership with Zero Waste Scotland and the Energy Saving Trust, they are completely free of charge. Attendees will learn how to save up to £460 a year while helping tackle the climate emergency, plus they'll have the chance to enter a prize draw to win a £100 voucher.

Book now! If you’re interested in finding out more and booking a Love Food Hate Waste workshop for your organisation, please contact us.