Posted on April 23rd, 2019 by Bosco
Why are most fitness and leisure centres equipped with vending machines that give access to unhealthy foods and drinks to its users? What message are we sending out to the wider public; That its ok to keep fit while at … Continue reading
If you have been following the Brexit saga, you may have noticed a lot of fear mongering and scare stories about the supply and availability of fresh food after the 29th March deadline, following a no deal option. How true … Continue reading
Having covered Making Scotland GMO Free and make Scotland a 100% Organic Country as part of our vision, I can now focus on our third and final vision for the country; Make Scotland produce 100% of its energy requirements through … Continue reading
Most of us are already conditioned into believing the so called ‘magic’ of science. That science has or will find solutions to all our man-made problems. The issue with this approach has always been that, experiments carried out in controlled … Continue reading
Published in the Peeblesshire News on 2nd November 2018 We are a Peebles based social enterprise, legally constituted as a community interest company and deliver our services all over Scotland. The aim of the organisation is to encourage and empower … Continue reading
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Good News!!!!! As part of the legacy of the Innerleithen Can Grow project, we at You Can Cook are happy to announce that we have acquired 4 allotment spaces in Traquair. Four lucky families/individuals from the area will get access … Continue reading
A new growing space has been allocated to the project and work will begin from next Wednesday on this exciting community garden. These are are photos of the site now, a blank canvas for us to turn this field into … Continue reading
You Can Cook is seeking a gardener on a casual basis to support its exciting new Innerleithen Can Grow project. Funded by the Climate Challenge Fund this post is a one-year fixed contract. Our aim is to reduce the community’s … Continue reading
Innerleithen Can Grow Project Development Officer – Job Share Person Specification You Can Cook is seeking a full-time or job share Project Development Officer to lead on its exciting new Innerleithen Can Grow project. Our aim is to reduce the … Continue reading
The 2nd programme of the Early Start project start this Wednesday at the Innerleithen Family Centre. We are running a 12 week cookery programme for families with children up to the age of 8. Community Cook Alex Wilson will be … Continue reading
We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Ikea who as part of their corporate social responsibility agenda have agreed to support You Can Cook in sponsoring a “Kitchen Starter Kit” for families and individuals on low income or benefits … Continue reading
Breaking News!!!!!! We are starting a new one year project from today for Mums with children under the age of 8. Early Start is a 12 week programme running in partnership with the Innerleithen Family Center. The workshops will be … Continue reading
BREAKING NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! You Can Cook is now officially registered as a” Training Provider” on Skills Development Scotland. Youth Training is very much at the core of some of the services we deliver across Scotland. More details to follow soon, exciting … Continue reading
Community Cook training today, looking forward to catching up with all my extraordinary staff, at the same time, under one roof! and having a great time :) Bosco :)
Eveline Nicolette our new community cook had her first session in Peebles yesterday. We are running a 6 week programme for the Girl Guides at Mcfarlane Hall. Bosco :)
A fantastic evening meal prepared, cooked and served for family, friends and teachers at the end of the 12 week programme for P7’s in Innerleithen. We are very proud of the kids that took part and enjoyed the cookery course. … Continue reading
A few photos to enjoy for the weekend. Great kids in Innerleithen having fun, while learning to cook :) Bosco
A Big and Warm welcome to our new Director Rachel Millson.
Chloe Downs one of the stars of the currently running project “Youth Can Cook” in Innerleithen. Chloe has been volunteering with us since last September and is a valuable asset to us and the community. Well Done from all of … Continue reading
Kids enjoying their freshly prepared meal!
We have now started the next 12 week cookery programme in Innerleithen for young people. The response was terrific last year and Chloe Downs successfully ran a cookery class for primary 7’s with support from community cook Alex Wilson.
You Can Cook has started its next phase of cookery workshops in 2 local Primary Schools in Tweeddale. All workshops have been well received by pupils and their parents and are over subscribed! Bosco
Wow!!!!! We had our moment last night on the News!!!!!!! Below is the link to the video clip that was telecast live yesterday on ITV Borders 6 o’clock News Enjoy Bosco :) http://vimeo.com/80549781
The filming of the above project has now taken place on the 27th November 2013 at Priosford Primary School in Peebles. We will be featured in the 6 o’clock ITV News in the coming days, date to be confirmed by … Continue reading
Health benefits and nutritional values of our workshops have been assessed by Food Innovation @ Abertay. For more information please click the Energised Lunches link below. Energised Lunches http://www.interface-online.org.uk/case-studies/you-can-cook
I recently attended this event at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh. Please click on the link below to see more details about this event. http://www.socialenterprisescotland.org.uk/policy/150
Good News! National TV broadcaster ITV will be coming into Peebles next week to film our current project “Food for Thought” and also interview staff and participants about the programme which is aimed at Primary6 & 7’s and also get … Continue reading
Its been 6 years since You Can Cook was founded in October 2007! We are holding our 7th Annual General Meeting today at our office in Peebles. We wish to take this opportunity to thank all our clients, staff (past … Continue reading