October 11, 2019

The Eco Larder

The Eco Larder is Edinburgh’s first zero waste supermarket. Having opened in December 2018, the shop has grown from strength to strength and now offers yoga classes, zero-waste workshops, as well as a diverse range of products to include fresh milk, and toiletries.

March 19, 2019

Braw Talent

Braw Talent: A social enterprise committed to making creative career pathways accessible to ALL young people. Filmmaking, visual art and music workshops by teachers.

October 10, 2018

The Blankfaces

Gerard is tackling homelessness with clothing brand, The Blankfaces

August 29, 2018

Make Do and Grow CIC

This Govan-based enterprise reduces waste, encourages creativity and supports the local community through offering quality, preloved children’s clothing and toys. Profits are channelled into providing free and affordable creative play sessions.

 

Richard Jones is better known as Moray Firth Radio's (MFR) Agricultural correspondent, "Farmer Jones". He has farmed all his life, from his early years in Cheshire and more recently in Tain where he bought an old estate in 2000, which he redeveloped as a working farm and holiday destination.

 

August 1, 2018

The Workshop

An experienced design and technology teacher who has also worked in industry, Paul Parmenter set up The Workshop in Aberfeldy, Perthshire in June 2014 with funding and business support from Firstport.

August 1, 2018

Locavore

Locavore is a Glasgow-based social enterprise dedicated to local food and creation of sustainable local food economies. 

July 31, 2018

MsMissMrs

MsMissMrs is a Glasgow-based initiative which seeks to empower vulnerable women through delivering workshops on self-care and improving confidence and self-esteem. This vital support enables some of Glasgow’s most vulnerable women to make active contributions to their communities.

May 28, 2018

Riverside bakery

Théo Laffargue's passion for cooking and baking started as a child in his native France. Once he left home at 19 he started baking his own bread and his interest in bread making, sustainable food production and the responsible sourcing of ingredients grew from there.

March 28, 2018

Woodside Arran

Jennifer, director of community supported organic farm and delivery business Woodside Arran, was voted Firstport’s Young Social Innovator 2017, winning a £5000 prize and business support.

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