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'Soil-idarity'

Community wellbeing on the Croft - a haybale fight!

Earth in Common

Rooted in Leith, Scotland

We started as a movement of Leithers reclaiming common good land to make healthy food and nature accessible to ourselves and our children. For the first years of our existence, we were known as Leith Community Crops in Pots. Now we are Earth in Common, based at Leith Community Croft working more broadly to tackle a broken food system, climate change and social inequality locally, nationally and internationally. 

 

Building community and food growing are at our core, however, to realise our above ambitions we have developed a number of initiatives, most notably our Urban Croft model. Our integrated vision of urban crofts can help generate community solidarity and wellbeing, strengthen the local economy, and contribute to community wealth building and skill-training. We aim to share this idea with communities across Scotland to help them reclaim derelict urban green spaces to establish urban crofts as together, we believe empowered urban communities could play a vital part in our move to food sovereignty.

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Events
& Venue hire

We are delighted to have our building open to you all! 
 
If you are interested in booking this beautiful venue please fill in the enquiry form linked below.

Workshops

We often run green skills and creative workshops on the Croft.
Click here for information and booking 

Membership

Become a Supporter of Leith Community Croft here.

Group membership- designed for for-profit businesses/3rd sector and education here

20% of group fee goes towards our Malawi partner projects


Find out how to access our Online Learning Hub

 

Cafe
& Farm shop

Our café and farm shop are OPEN!

Tues-Fri 9-3pm
Sat-Sun 10-4pm

 

Donate

Help us raise funds for our creative and climate conscious projects 
via JustGiving here

 

Our New Pavilion!

We're excited to have re-purposed the dilapidated former tennis pavilion at the corner of Leith Links into a permanent home for Earth in Common and as a space for training and events! The transformed building will be a dynamic place for community engagement and a special place promoting healthy, inclusive and environmentally sustainable food production and consumption in Leith.

The new Pavilion houses our Populus Café and Farm Shop which reopened in Summer 2023! Our once weekly Market on the Croft remains on hold until we find our feet with running this new building. You can find out more about what you can expect by clicking on the links below. 

The Hingabootery Café is now available as part of our venue hire space.

Over the coming months we are working hard to bring you one-off Events and Croft Carbon College Workshops. Keep an eye out for both here.

We can't wait to see you soon!

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What We Do
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Market Garden
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Market Garden

Locally Grown Food

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Outdoor Education for Children & Schools

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Croft Carbon College

Land Based Environmental Workshops

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Populus Cafe

Open Tues-Fri 9-3pm & 

Sat-Sun 10-4pm

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Market

Relaunching 2024!

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Farm Shop

Open Tues-Fri 9-3pm & 

Sat-Sun 10-4pm

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