Leith Vegan Quarter: monthly vegan farmer’s market

There are plenty of farmers markets held all over Edinburgh: there is the farmer’s market held every Saturday on Castle Terrace, and you’ve also got markets held by the same organisers in Fountainbridge on Friday, Grassmarket and Leith on Saturdays, and Stockbridge on Sundays (see here for further information and stalls who will be there).

I had heard about the monthly Leith Vegan Quarter, where the first Saturday market of every month is dedicated to hosting a majority of vegan stalls, but seem to always remember it when it’s finished. The OH and I had made plans to meet friends and finally made it to the one in July and I wasn’t disappointed.


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DIY gifts in a jar: salted caramel hot chocolate recipe

Every day or so, I get notifications and e-mails about free or discounted books and given the big difference in price between, say, the original price of £2.05 or getting it for free, I’m not arguing with a free Kindle e-book! I tend to download fiction and have got so many, I’ve still to work through 66 pages…worth of titles. A useful book comes along once in a while though that you just can’t say no to. Gifts in Jars: Recipes for Easy, Delicious, Inexpensive DIY Gifts in Jars (Jar Recipes, Jar Gifts, Homemade Gifts) by Margaret Lowe was one of those books I just couldn’t help but download for myself.


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