Welcome to Crops In Pots

This is the page to start with if you want a quick overview of Leith Community Crops in Pots and its work. Click on the links for more detailed information.

Our origins

Our origins explain our name. Our founder, Evie Murray, believed that her children, growing up in the densely populated Leith area of Edinburgh, would benefit from increased contact with nature…

Our ethos and values

Community, children, the environment and food have always been at our core…

Our local schools work

Our work with schools really took off when we received our first award from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund…

Our Malawi schools work

We are one of several organisations involved in an ambitious multi-year 21-school project in the impoverished Rumphi District of Malawi…

Leith Community Croft – our pioneering urban croft

We noticed that two acres at the northern end of Leith Links were lying derelict…

Awards and media coverage

Since our founder won the Inspiring Volunteer of the Year award in 2014, she and Leith Community Crops in Pots have received significant recognition and media attention…

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