Belhaven Community Garden (BCG) is a Sustaining Dunbar project to transform an area of land adjacent to Belhaven Hospital, Dunbar, into gardens where local residents, community groups, staff and patients can grow together. Visits can be organised on request or come and volunteer, sessions are usually held on Saturday afternoons, 2-4pm and everyone, including families, are welcome to join in.
Sustaining Dunbar volunteers have been working to transform the grounds of Belhaven Hospital into:
- A Therapeutic Space–for peace and relaxation, for staff, patients, visitors and local people….
- A Growing Space–for herbs, flowers, fruit and vegetables, for anyone who wants to come together with others in a supportive, sharing environment….
- A Learning Space–for sharing practical food growing and regenerative land-care skills, for all ages and abilities….
- A Biodiverse Space -for developing the range and variety of habitats so as to enhance the number and variety of species in the garden and its soil….volunteer sessions are usually held on Saturday afternoons, 2-4pm and everyone, including families, are welcome to join in. Note that special provisions are currently in place because of Covid-19.