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Following the closure of Portobello’s last dedicated Greengrocers shop, a group of local residents have got together to try and open a community run, co-operative store selling fresh fruit and vegetables.

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Portobello Community Greengrocer plans to establish a community-owned greengrocer at the heart of the community, providing local residents and visitors with the opportunity to buy fresh fruit and vegetables (locally-sourced and organic where possible). Portobello Community Greengrocer aims to strengthen community spirit and reconnect Portobello people with the food they buy, cook and eat every day. We are committed to providing the community with a more sustainable way to feed their families, contributing towards the vision of Edinburgh as a leading sustainable food city of the future, and strengthening our local economy.

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Good News

We’re excited to see that Root Down will be opening on the High Street in February 2020 and Portobello will once again have a greengrocer. It’s not us (we don’t know who it is) but we’re happy to support this new business and we’ll be offering our support in any way that we can.

A quick update…

We’ve not posted anything here on our Website for a little while, simply because we’ve had nothing new to tell you! Our stall at the monthly Portobelo Market remains very popular and we are very grateful to everyone’s continued entusiasm and support for our project. The next Market is on Saturday 3rd August, starting at …

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Get in touch with us, with any comments you may have, offers of support, to donate or to volunteer. Email us at hello@portobellocg.org.uk or click here to message us directly.

Remember… Greengrocers don’t do Spam…