Hearty Squirrel Food Cooperative

Hearty Squirrel is a student volunteer-run food co-operative at the University of Edinburgh. We aim to provide affordable, healthy, local, ethical, organic food to the University community.

Whether it's local veg or organic rice, we are keen to show that food doesn't have to come from a supermarket! And it’s often cheaper, tastier, and better for the planet when it doesn't.


You can find the Hearty Squirrel shop in the basement of George Square Lecture Theatre (beside the main library) in Central on Thursdays from 11am-5pm.


We sell locally sourced, organic veg and organic dried foods, eggs and bread. Pop by to get some bargain rice, nuts, pulses, dried fruits, peanut butter, jam, tinned tomatoes, and heaps more. Members can also make a custom order from the GreenCity catalogue, tips on how to do this are on the website: http://heartysquirreledinburgh.weebly.com/, or please come by the stall for a chat. We also do a veg bag scheme, selling an assortment of local, organic, tasty vegetables to the university community at cost price. The veg comes from Whitmuir Farm, an award winning organic farm just 15 miles away.


Please do get in touch if you're interested in helping out with the dried foods and local veg stall on Thursdays. It's heaps of fun and we are always in need of volunteers to keep these exciting foodie ventures going, so hopefully see you soon!


Check out our website and Facebook for more details!


If you have any questions please contact us: heartysquirreledinburgh@gmail.com


  • Hearty Squirrel Food Co-op Academic Year Non-Student Membership£3.00



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  • Constitution

    18 May 2012

    Hearty Squirrel Food Cooperative Constitution