Edible Edinburgh Festival - Feeding the 5000

26 September 2013

There is such a thing as a free lunch and we want to prove it to you! On Saturday 5th October , from 12 noon until 4pm, you can be one of 5000 people who will share in a delicious and completely free meal! All you have to do is come along to Edinburgh’s Bristo Square, outside McEwen Hall. The meal will be created by volunteers, celebrity chefs and community groups from ingredients that otherwise would have been thrown away. 


This will be the very first time that Scotland has hosted a Feeding the 5000 event (http://www.feeding5k.org) and follows events in cities around the world including London, Sydney and New York.

The event is being co-ordinated by Edible Edinburgh in close co-operation with several partners including Soil Association Scotland. 

The festival will raise public awareness of the whole food agenda and provides you with an opportunity to contribute to the conversation about what the future of food looks like for Edinburgh in the coming years and decades.

You can find out more about Edible Edinburgh 



Edible Edinburgh is part of the Sustainable Food Cities Network

We hope that you will join us on 5th October in Bristo Square for this exciting event!

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