The vacant plot in March 2008
The vacant URGE
plot in March 2008



- Britain's Most Northerly Market Garden -
Turning your food miles into food inches!

The working tunnel in June 2008
URGE's working tunnel
in June 2008


Our first proud achievement as U.R.G.E was
to change our garden plot:

     < From this ...
... to this! >     
...... inside four months!

That was the U.R.G.E. !
Site Visitors since June 2010

- Awards earned by U.R.G.E. -
"   'The U.R.G.E. initiative is one of the very best examples' ...   "


Winner of the Shetland
Environmental Award 2008

( from the Shetland Amenity Trust)

for local, chemical-free fruit
and vegetable production;
and for recycling.

Please click the image to view
the certificate.

Click to view the certificate

Winners of the 2011 Highlands
& Islands Tourism Awards

Best Supplier Partnership
(working with SaxaVord Resort)

Click here to listen to the Radio Shetland
announcement, broadcast on 22 Nov 2011.