Grow Shetland

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Grow Shetland is our new 3 year project (2021-2024) supporting the Shetland community to grow more of its own fruit and vegetables, increase access to affordable food and encourage healthy eating. It’s funded by Shetland Islands Council’s Crown Estate Fund, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Shetland Charitable Trust.

The project will work with individuals, groups, communities and schools to create new growing spaces and take up food growing, fresh food sharing, cooking and eating. Grow Shetland services are available all across Shetland, including remote rural communities.

Whether you grow already or are wondering how to start; have a plot, or need one; have a growing group or think you’d like to set one up, Grow Shetland can:

If you think we can help your growing please get in touch using one of the contact forms below.

Towards the end of 2021 Grow Shetland will have its own website providing an online hub for access to Shetland specific growing information and resources.

Volunteer Grower Mentor programme

Volunteer Grower Mentors will be a key part of Grow Shetland’s knowledge sharing activities. We are looking for experienced growers who would like to share knowledge with others to help them grow more and better. If you are interested in finding out more please use the link below to get in touch. There is no obligation to take part by completing the form.

Get In Touch

Please let us know a little bit more about what help you’d like from Grow Shetland by taking 5 minutes to complete one of our contact forms: