There are over 30 existing community gardens, allotments, orchards and other growing spaces throughout Perthshire. Here you will find information on opportunities near you as well as advice for those who are interested in setting up a new food growing project.
Allotments and Food Growing spaces
Growing your own fruit and vegetables is a great way of producing good and low cost food. Community growing spaces such as allotments, gardens and orchards involve healthy exercise, promote social contacts and contribute to the retention of traditional skills. They also provide valuable green space in built up areas, contributing to climate change mitigation and habitat creation for the wildlife of the region.
While there is no dedicated Council Allotment Officer to support community growing groups, we can however, offer advice and information to those who are or would like to be involved with food growing.