Dear Dig-In Bruntsfield Supporter
Lesley Riddoch, author of Blossom, and Heather Anderson and Pete Ritchie from Whiutmuir Farm confirmed to speak at our Community Share Launch Event.
We are very excited to announce that Lesley Riddoch, Heather Anderson and Pete Ritchie will all be speaking at our Community Share Launch Event on Thursday 21st November 2013, 7.30pm at the Bruntsfield Hotel, Cardoon Suite. Please join us. Book your free ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/9226760489
Lesley is the author of the recently published and highly acclaimed, Blossom: What Scotland Needs To Flourish: http://www.lesleyriddoch.com/blossom-the-book.html
"Blossom is an account of Scotland at the grassroots through the stories of people I’ve had the good fortune to know – the most stubborn, talented and resilient people on the planet. They’ve had to be. Some have transformed their parts of Scotland. Some have tried and failed. But all have something in common – they know what it takes for Scotland to blossom. We should too…"
"LESLEY RIDDOCH is an award-winning broadcaster, writer and journalist. She writes weekly columns for The Scotsman and Sunday Post and is a regular contributor to The Guardian, Newsnight Scotland and Scotland Tonight. She is founder and director of Nordic Horizons, a policy group that brings Nordic experts into the Scottish Parliament. Lesley presented You and Yours on BBC Radio 4, The Midnight Hour on BBC2 and The People's Parliament and Powerhouse on Channel 4. She founded the Scottish feminist magazine Harpies and Quines, won two SONY awards for her daily Radio Scotland show and edited The Scotswoman, a 1995 edition of The Scotsman written and edited by its female staff. She lives in Fife and is married to an Englishman who grew up in Canada."
HEATHER ANDERSON and PETE RITCHIE from Whitmuir Farm have been doing incredible work in all sorts of interesting and creative areas of Scotland's agricultural and community life. Recently Whitmuir launched a high profile Community Share Offer. Please see the Whitmuir web site for lots more information: http://whitmuircommunityfarm.org
We are set for a extremely interesting and informative evening. Please join us. Book your free ticket here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/9226760489
The Dig-In Team