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Posted on September 19th, 2020 by Bosco

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Winners Announced!

“Lockdown Cooks Competition” winners have now been informed about their prize winning recipes. We would like to thank everyone that took part in this cooking competition with a twist. Prizes have been sent out to all the winers today by … Continue reading

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You Can Cook Column

This week Bosco Santimano founder and executive director of social enterprise You Can Cook, shares his thoughts on the crisis in farming and the devastating long term impact if Brexit goes ahead in Scotland. What a fine mess we find … Continue reading

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Lockdown Cooks

Peebles based social enterprise You Can Cook will be running a cooking competition and will be open to all residents of the Scottish Borders. The idea is simple; since we are all in lockdown mode, what better way to Β pass … Continue reading

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You Can Cook Column

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

Posted in Monthly Column |

You Can Cook Column

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

Posted in Monthly Column |

You Can Cook Column

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

Posted in Monthly Column |

You Can Cook Column

Most of us are already conditioned into believing the so called β€˜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

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You Can Cook Column

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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Most news, events and updates are now on Facebook

Please note we will henceforth be updating the latest news on our Facebook page.    

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Allotment Legacy in Traquair

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

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Innerleithen Can Grow

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

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Gardener – Casual Basis

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

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Project Development Officer – Job Share Option

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

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Early Start Project

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

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Ikea Sponsorship

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 β€œKitchen Starter Kit” for families and individuals on low income or benefits … Continue reading

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Early Start Project

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

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Youth Training Provider

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

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Community Cook Training Day

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 :)

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You Can Cook welcomes its new community cook !

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 :)

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Youth Can Cook Dinner for Family & Friends

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

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Youth Can Cook

A few photos to enjoy for the weekend. Great kids in Innerleithen having fun, while learning to cook :) Bosco

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New Director

A Big and Warm welcome to our new Director Rachel Millson.

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The Best Young Volunteer of the Year!

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

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Community Cook Iana in action at the Drill Hall, Peebles.

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Youth Can Cook Project – Innerleithen 2014

Kids enjoying their freshly prepared meal!

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Young Start 2014

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.

Posted in Workshops |

Second phase of Food for Thought in Peebles Primary Schools

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

Posted in Workshops |

You Can Cook on ITV

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

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Food for Thought on ITV

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

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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

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