Charity status

Stromness Community Garden was awarded Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) status on 1st february 2013.

Our Scottish charity number is: SC043754

Our charitable aims are:

  • the advancement of community development through provision of and participation in community garden spaces in a sustainable and inclusive manner,
  • the advancement of health by supporting and encouraging the growing of food locally,
  • the advancement of education by supporting, encouraging and seeking to improve gardening of all kinds in Stromness and the surrounding area through the provision of community garden spaces,
  • to advance environmental improvement through the growing of food locally, leading to a reduction in carbon footprint, increased resilience, and opportunities for recycling organic and other materials.

The organisation’s governing body is OSCR.


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