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

- Links to Local Associates -
"   'Reducing Unst’s carbon footprint'   "

When you come up to visit Unst, you can either buy your fresh food direct from us; or source our produce from Skibhoul Stores; or buy it from the monthly Farmers' Market.

Why not come up for the annual Unst Fest in June, and then stay over for
a few days on Unst to explore the 'island above all others'?

The chefs at both the SaxaVord Resort and the Baltasound Hotel are delighted to be able to come along and hand-pick
herbs, vegetables and soft fruits for their menus.
Unst's famous grocery store and bakery.
Why not book an Unst Tour with Sarah and visit Unst Market Garden while exploring the island for a day?
Located at Gutcher ferry terminal on Yell, it's the
ideal place for a quick break while waiting for
the Unst or Fetlar boats.
Stephen Spence is your man if you like traditional Shetland music, or want to buy a fiddle.
Keep right up to date on local issues, by reading
Shetland's only online daily newspaper.
You can get the latest headlines by free email subscription.
Belmont Technical Services is doing a fine job of building this website for us.
We're featured in the 'Gardens Open for Charity' scheme ...
... and also in the Shetland Food Directory.
An interview with Sarah was featured on Love
Scottish Islands recently - click here to read it.

Farmer's Market produce
Scrapped fish-boxes re-employed as growing trays