Contact Us


Eva Schonveld Project Co-ordinator for 2014-15Eva1

Eva was our most recent addition to the Fife Diet team.  She was a founder member of PEDAL, Portabello’s Transition initiative and also set up  Transition Support Scotland, sup­porting Transition com­munit­ies across Scotland.

Favourite food: eggs

Meg Elphee Finance and Administration Officer (including Seed Truck)

Meg holds the Fife Diet project together with grace and efficiency.  She also eats things most people are ready to throw away.  Meg is responsible for our accounts, finance and administration.

Favourite food: nuts


Mags Hall Membership & Outreach Co-ordinator

Mags is your point of contact if you want to hold a members event, a community lunch or invite us to take part in your event.


Favourite food: Stephen’s steak bridie

Elly Kinross Growing Co-ordinator

Elly set up Broomhill Gardens in Burntisland – our first community growing project and is now responsible for our Kaleyard project in Kirkcaldy, where she leads a weekly Grub Club for children on a Monday. Elly had been part of the Monimail Tower Project and led our work encouraging people to grow their own food and source their own food locally across Fife.


Favourite food: honey

Fergus Walker  Seed Truck Co-ordinator

Fergus created the wonderful People Powered Flour Mill as part of a course focusing on design for change in our food system before joining the Fife Diet team.

He studied in Dundee, comes from Skye and currently lives in Edinburgh. Fergus led our Seed Truck project and can be found trundling around the country helping the team of workshop leaders deliver a programme of work to help people grow their own food.

Favourite food: lasagna

Mike Small  Project Director (currently on sabbatical)

Mike is the co-founder of the project.

Contact Mike for media enquiries, or if you want us to come and speak to your group. Mike co-ordinates the Fife Diet social media strategy and can be found on twitter @mikefifediet

Favourite food: just a can of Tennents, cheers

Karen Small (online recipe bank)

Karen is the co-founder of the Fife Diet and was the project’s Development Director for six years. She was also responsible for the production of the recipe books and Cooking and Growing calendar – the culmination of years of knowledge of cooking food from scratch (and peeling veg) and is currently working on our online recipe bank.

Karen is also passionate about feel good fitness and movement in the form of Nia, a holistic fitness practice that allows you to tap into your creativity and discover new ways of moving. She teaches regular Nia classes in Burntisland.

Favourite food: crackers


Teresa Martinez Project Co-ordinator (currently on maternity leave)

Orginally from Spain but now residing in Fife, Teresa is the author of the One Planet Food report ‘Our Mutual Food‘ (2010) and is a board member of Friends of the Earth Scotland and Life Mosaic 

Favourite food: paella