Support

Food Young People’s Future have food bags available for people in Possilpark https://www.facebook.com/YPFutures or call 0141 336 8883 or 0141 237 8440 Energy Home Energy Trust: Advisors can help with any questions people may have around staying warm and saving energy whilst self-isolating, working from home, or getting to grips with home-schooling duties. The team have the latest information from energy suppliers who have agreed emergency…

Funding

As we become aware of funding for people and families we will update this page   Farm foods – Parents and carers in receipt of clothing grants will receive £20 pre-paid farm food vouchers (https://www.glasgowtimes.co.uk/news/18322946.council-takes-delivery-20-000-farmfoods-vouchers-vulnerable-glasgow-families/) .  The Best Start Grant and Food Payment is for families accessing certain benefits, whether or not they are working and is available to eligible families who apply after their child’s second…

Pausing our sessions

Dear All What is happening across the world at the moment is without doubt overwhelming and all consuming. While we fully support the Government’s plans to wait for the right moment to implement countrywide social distancing measures, we are also acutely aware that many people we work with have underlying health concerns and that those who benefit most from our gardens and play sessions are…

Let’s plan ahead together

Concrete Garden Covid- 19 update. (March 13, 2020)   We understand how overwhelming it must feel for many people right now, and we feel it is important to make sure everyone feels supported and connected as we work through these exceptional circumstances together.   We hope this information will help you plan and be ready should we, individually or collectively, be asked to take more…

Job Vacancies at The Concrete Garden

We have an exciting vacancy at The Concrete Garden! Outdoor Play and Learning  Manager    Fixed term until 31st March 2023 Hours: 21 hours per week rising to 28 hours from 1st June 2020 Salary: £27,000 (Pro rata £21,600 for 28 hours) Holiday: 28 days plus 10 Public Holidays ( Pro Rata allocation) Pension: 3% Employer contribution 5% Employee ( NEST) Application Closing Date: 9am…

Community Social at The Back Garden

Join us for a fun afternoon in the garden at our next monthly community social – we’ll have food, crafts, play, outdoor cookery – all sorts! Free event, open to everyone, all ages. See you there! Saturday 30th June 12-4pm Saturday 28th July 12-4pm Saturday 18th Aug 12-4pm The Back Garden Behind Possilpark Health Centre

Mocktail Recipes

  Our talented staff at Concrete Garden recently tried their hand as mixologists and created two delicious non-alcoholic cocktails for a recent event we held. They went down so well that we thought we’d share the recipes so you can make them at home if you’re entertaining! Let us know what you think… Possil Punch  |  rhubarb & ginger First, make the rhubarb syrup: For…

Seasonal Recipes: Buffalo-Wing Style Baked Cauliflower

We’re jumping on the bandwagon this month and trying out buffalo-wing style baked cauliflower.  Did you know that one serving of cauliflower contains 77% of your daily Vitamin C requirement along with loads of other vitamins and minerals? This recipe can be made as a side or a snack and all ingredients can be purchased from your local supermarket. You can have it with salad…

Seasonal Recipes: Dairy Free Bread and Butter Pudding for Veganuary!

Vegan Bread and Butter Pudding For those of you who are trying out Veganuary and craving some comfort food in these cold months, we have a great dairy free winter warmer that uses up any stale bread you have knocking around! It’s super easy with only an hour long cooking time… Ingredients 100 g dairy-free margarine , (suitable for baking) 1 large pinch of ground…

Seasonal Recipes: Honey Glazed Carrots and Parsnips

December is the time to cook up some winter warmers with your root veggies! Root vegetables include carrots, parsnips, beets, celeriac plus many more and they are often a feature of traditional roast dinners! Most root vegetables are easily grown in the U.K so look out for that Scottish or British flag when doing your food shopping to save on those foodmiles. Unless you grew them yourself…

Seasonal Recipes: Stir-fried Kale with Chilli & Garlic

Kale is a Superfood which means it is packed full of vitamins and nutrients. It is thought to help fight cardiovascular disease, asthma, and rheumatoid arthritis; to prevent several types of cancer and pre-mature aging of the skin. We grow kale in our gardens but you can also pick it up from most supermarkets. It is a versatile leafy green which works well in curries, soups,…