Halloween Film and Feast night: Soylent Green

Slow Food Edinburgh and Leith Food Assembly are proud to present 'Film & Feast' at Ostara Cafe on Friday 28th October...

Sit back and enjoy a screening of 'Soylent Green'. This cult classic 70s Sci-fi thriller is set in a densely overpopulated and starving New York City of the future. Charlton Heston stars as detective Robert Thorn tasked with investigating the murder of an executive at rations manufacturer Solyent Corporation. (Trailer at bottom of the page)

For dinner you can look forward to a TV Dinner with a difference. You will treated and tricked with some futuristic foodie concepts along with delicious locally sourced produce. The perfect start to your Halloween weekend...


Trick or Treat cocktail
Soylent shot
Popcorn with dulse seaweed
Grierson organic lamb Hotch Potch with seasonal pumpkin mash
Cricket flour bread with cricket salt seasoning
Seabuckhorn posset with miracle berry and dulse/beremeal shortbread biscuit

Cost: Tickets are £22.50 per person which includes dinner, a welcome drink and the movie. Drinks will be available to purchase at the event. Please let us know if you require the vegetarian Hotch Potch.

Booking: Tickets must be bought in advance through brown paper tickets here

Unfortunately due to the special nature of the menu we will be unable to cater for other dietary requirements.

Announcing our 20th August farm visit to Falkland Kitchen Farm!

Join us for our 1st farm visit of 2016 as we embark on a trip to Falkland Kitchen Farm for an evening tour & outdoor feast on Saturday, 20th August.

The visit will commence with a 40 minute walk around the farm guided by Bryde, owner and farmer, who you might have heard talk at the 'Exploring Food Connections' event by SFYNScotland and Nourish earlier this year.

After the tour Bryde and her partner Nat, will be cooking a delicious buffet style dinner using products from their fields for us to enjoy outside, weather permitting!The visit will last 3 hours, 6 to 9pm and costs £20 per person inc. dinner. 

We are expecting people to organise their own journey but will be sure to allocate any places in cars leaving from Edinburgh if you email us on info@slowfoodedinburgh.co.uk. Alternatively the farm is also 15 minutes drive away from Ladybank train station (map here) and there are direct buses from Edinburgh. (More detailed bus transport information is included below)

To book your spot please phone Bryde direct on 0789 960 9410 or email, info@falklandkitchenfarm.co.uk. Make sure to indicate any dietary requirements for the meal, vegetarians will be well catered for!

If you choose to travel by bus - 

The farm is about 600m along a track from the Pillars of Hercules.  The bus 64A stops at the Pillars of Hercules.  The 64A calls at both Glenrothes bus station, which is served by the X54 from Edinburgh, and also Ladybank rail station. 

The Traveline Scotland website has a journey planner: http://www.travelinescotland.com/ and you should enter “Pillars of Hercules” as the destination. 

To do the journey by bus, you would leave Edinburgh at 15.49 to arrive at 17.34, and would need to catch either the 20.50 or 21.50 leaving from the Pillars of Hercules.

Total journey time is about 1hr 45mins.