Greener Kirkcaldy

Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and development trust working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment in Kirkcaldy.

Greener Kirkcaldy

About Greener Kirkcaldy

8 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy KY1 1XT
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Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and development trust working on a local scale to benefit people and our environment. We would like to see a future where everyone is able to heat their home affordably, eat well, and tread more lightly on our planet. We work towards that by delivering projects to meet the needs and aspirations of local people: tackling fuel and food poverty, protecting and enjoying the environment, and bringing the community together. We take a community development approach, supporting our members, volunteers, and the wider community to make Kirkcaldy a greener and fairer place to live. Anyone in the Kirkcaldy area can become a member.

We have been working in Kirkcaldy since 2009. We currently employ 20 staff, have over 50 volunteers, around 500 members. We are governed by a volunteer management committee, elected from our membership.

We hold various cooking workshops and courses in our new Lang Spoon Community Kitchen at 8 East Fergus Place to help people improve their cooking skills, reduce food waste, and eat local, seasonal food. Our building at 8 East Fergus Place also houses our office, an events space, small kitchen garden and bike borrowing scheme, and has a distribution point for Kirkcaldy Foodbank.

We also run a community training garden at Ravenscraig Walled Garden where we host regular volunteer sessions, training and events.

We lead the Cosy Kingdom partnership providing a home energy advice service across Fife. So far the partnership has helped over 3,000 homes in Fife keep warm and save money.

Our building at 8 East Fergus Place is open: Monday – Tuesday 9.30pm – 4.30pm, Wednesday 12pm – 4.30pm, Thursday – Friday 9.30am – 4.30pm. Come and visit us to find out more about what we do, book on to our events and activities, borrow a bike, find out about our volunteering opportunities, or book a home energy advise visit.

We are independent but work closely with Fife Council and Home Energy Scotland, as well as local partners like Fife Community Food Project and Kirkcaldy Community Gardens & Allotments.

All information (whether in text or photographs) is supplied in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact. We take every opportunity to ensure the details for Greener Kirkcaldy are accurate, please contact us at hello[@] if any of the above information is incorrect.

Upcoming Events at Greener Kirkcaldy

Line in the Sand Kirkcaldy

Line in the Sand Kirkcaldy

24th September 2021

Join Greener Kirkcaldy at Seafield Beach, Kirkcaldy to demand climate action at our Line in the Sand event at 12 noon on Friday 24th September.
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Demystifying COP26: A beginner’s guide

Demystifying COP26: A beginner’s guide

2nd October 2021

Join Greener Kirkcaldy in-person or online to find out the basics of COP26 and to discover what the outcomes might mean for us in Scotland and Fife!
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E-bike Try-Outs

E-bike Try-Outs

9th October 2021

Come along and try out an e-bike. Learn about different models, before joining Greener Kirkcaldy on a short ride to see how much easier they make cycling up hills!
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