The level of support for The Forest has been absolutely awesome! The fight is not over yet. We are waiting to see what is happening with regard to the building sale and actively trying to figure out the best way to make the forest alive either in Bristo Place or another location.
Forest is having a cleaning day on Sunday 2nd January, to clean up after NY parties, do kitchen prep before re-opening the cafe on the 3rd, mop places that we don’t usually mop, etc. Come along at 12 noon and volunteer!
In the next of a series of guest blog posts about the campaign to save the Forest Cafe, New Orleans-based hyperlocal blogger Benjamin Morris tells how the venue’s ‘sheer gut-busting why-the-hell-can’t-it-be-done spirit’ inspired Forest Publications…
“The estimable Forest Cafe in Edinburgh – which many of you will know from Forest Fringe during the festival – is in the middle of a three-day fundraising series to try and secure its future. Do what you can to help them, because it’s a wonderful organisation, and Edinburgh would be poorer without it.”—The Guardian