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Alex Smithson organising work for the volunteers :) ... See MoreSee Less

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Alex Smithson organising work for the volunteers :)

Final days of harvest in the edible garden :) ... See MoreSee Less

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Final days of harvest in the edible garden :)

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Excitement at Potato Harvest :)
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Youth Can Cook

You Can Cook was recently awarded a 2 year funding to run the ‘Youth Can Cook’ project in Innerleithen and Walkerburn. We plan to run 3 programmes of 12 weeks each for young people the above mentioned areas. More details … Continue reading

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You Can Cook Facebook Launch

Today being 12/12/12 we are launching our Social Enterprise Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/pages/You-Can-Cook/226274320832270 Please visit to Like, comment or simply view what we are all about. Cheers Bosco

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Business Meeting with MSP Christine Grahame & Nicola Sturgeon

Bosco Santimano was invited with 9 other Local Businesses to attend a meeting organised by MSP Christine Grahame & Nicola Sturgeon at the Scottish Parliament. The event was first of its kind to be held at the parliament. The aim … Continue reading

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Healthy Young Chefs

We have successfully completed the’ Healthy Young Chefs’ cookery course at Newlands Centre, Romanno Bridge, West Linton on the 3rd December 2012. The programme was run for P7 pupils of Newlands Primary. The course was well attended and all pupils … Continue reading

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6th Annual General Meeting

You Can Cook held its 6th AGM today in Peebles. We had all board members and the secretary in attendance. Exciting times ahead for the organisation, watch this space on the website :) Bosco

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Health benefits and nutritional values of our workshops have been assessed by Food Innovation @ Abertay.

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Healthy Young Cooks at Priorsford School, Peebles

You Can Cook will be running their very successful ‘Healthy Young Cooks’ programme at Priorsford School, Peebles. The 5 week course will begin on Thursday 18th October 2012 at the school. Community Cook Alex Wilson will be running this programme. … Continue reading

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Healthy Young Cooks at Kingsland School, Peebles

You Can Cook will be running their very successful ‘Healthy Young Cooks’ programme at Kingsland School, Peebles. The 5 week course will begin on Tuesday the 18th September 2012 at the school. Community Cook Mona Taylor will be running this … Continue reading

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ROSEWELL FUNDAY GAMES

You Can Cook will be demonstrating at the Rosewell Funday Games on the 28th July 2012. After a very successful event last year at the same venue we have been invited again to run a workshop on healthy eating with … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise You Can Cook working in partnership with (CYANS)NHS to help shape the future of allergy care in Scotland

You Can Cook is working in partnership with NHS Lothian in providing Cookery Demonstration to tackle allergy sufferers. Children and young people with allergies and their parents/carers are being invited to help shape the future of allergy services in Scotland. … Continue reading

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You Can Cook shortlisted for ‘Green Business of the Year Award 2012’

Scottish Borders Council (SBC) has announced eight categories for the 2012 Business Excellence Awards. Reflecting the diversity of local businesses, this year’s categories are intended to acknowledge and showcase business success and entrepreneurial activity across the region. Open to businesses … Continue reading

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Healthy Young Cooks

You Can Cook have been successful in receiving funding to run cookery classes for young people in the Peebles and Innerliethen area for 2012. Funding is for organising 4 programmes on healthy cooking and are addressed to young people between … Continue reading

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What is Social Enterprise?

Bosco gave a talk at Borders College on the 24th October 2011. The topic was, What is Social Enterprise?. It was the first event organised by the college and was aimed at about 75 students from the business studies department.

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‘Celebrating Social Enterprise’ Parliamentary Reception Nov’2011

The annual ‘Celebrating Social Enterprise’ Parliamentary Reception, to be held on Tuesday 15th November from 6-8pm at the Scottish Parliament. This event is kindly sponsored by The Wise Group, Social Enterprise Academy and Link Group. You Can Cook was one … Continue reading

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Tweedgreen Cookery Workshops

All the sessions will take place at the Peebles community centre (Drill Hall) on a Wednesday from 7pm – 8.30pm. 2nd November 2011 – Cookery Workshop – Fish & Tabbouleh by Aiveen Ryan 9th November 2011 – Baking Workshop – … Continue reading

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India files biopiracy lawsuit against Monsanto

For the first time ever, a country – India – is accusing a multinational company of “bio-piracy”. That means stealing indigenous plants, and then trying to develop genetically modified versions of them, without giving any compensation back to the local … Continue reading

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Bosco Santimano will be speaking at Nourish Scotland Annual Conference in Glasgow

YOU CAN COOK Executive Director Bosco Santimano will be attending the Nourish Scotland annual conference in Glasgow on the 1st October 2011. The event is a 2 day conference and has attracted a host of Speakers, organisations and individuals from … Continue reading

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Cookery & Baking Workshops

You Can Cook are organising a cookery and baking class in Peebles. These sessions are provided free to the community as part of our ethos being a social enterprise. All the sessions will take place at the Peebles community centre … Continue reading

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Biggest Nutrition Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

A Must Watch! Dr. Patrick Purdue is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and practices in Seminole, Florida. He is nationally board certified in acupuncture, as well as certified in homotoxicology (an advanced, modern approach to homeopathic medicine.) He has completed … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating Workshops in Lamancha Hub from Sep’ 2011

Lamancha Hub will be hosting 3 programmes on healthy cooking for the community from Sep’2011 onwards. Each programme will consists of 5 workshops tackling various health and food issues. All workshops will be delivered by You Can Cook. Please contact … Continue reading

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You Can Cook will deliver Healthy Cooking Workshops in Tweeddale on behalf of Tweedgreen in the Autumn 2011

You Can Cook has been given the green light to deliver a series or cookery workshops in and around Tweeddale in the autumn of 2011. The workshops will be open to the community and topics covered will be healthy eating, … Continue reading

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Partnership Working with Changeworks in Edinburgh in 2011

Changeworks and You Can Cook will be working in partnership to deliver the Award winning Kitchen Canny Kit to households in Edinburgh. Kitchen Canny is a food waste reduction programme which helps households focus on their food waste and do … Continue reading

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You Can Cook on TV!

We have just been informed that Social Enterprise You Can Cook will appear on the Landward series on BBC 2 this coming Friday. Here are the details. Please tune in and watch us! Channel: BBC 2 (Scotland only) Date: Friday … Continue reading

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Working with Under 18s

YOU CAN COOK have completed 3 programmes working with Under 18s for Scottish Borders Housing Association. The classes took place in the newly built Albert Place premises in Galashiels. The theme was healthy cooking with advice on budgeting skills, health, … Continue reading

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Working with Migrants in Galashiels

The plan is to promote social integration using cooking as a way of bringing everyone together. Different ideas, tastes and cooking styles are used to help foster an understanding of diverse cultures, as well as increasing the confidence of participants … Continue reading

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Supporting Healthy Eating at work

You Can Cook can support organisations working towards a Healthy Working Lives Award Healthy Working Lives Award. We can support and help organisations achieve the Bronze Award. We offer a range of services to organisations looking to achieve the Bronze … Continue reading

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