The Hub G63

The Hub G63 is a collective of like-minded people living in the G63 postcode, near Glasgow. We want it to be easier for everyone to access sustainable food, so we have set up these community projects...

The Village Hub

The Village Hub

The Village Hub logo

We run the local village shop in Drymen.

Address: 15 Main St, Drymen, Glasgow G63 0BQ
Phone:​ 01360 660743

Our ºZero Waste products are ethically and sustainably sourced.

Opening times Open Closed
Monday 9am 3pm
Tuesday 9am 3pm
Wednesday 8am 3pm
Thursday 9am 3pm
Friday 9am 3pm
Saturday 9am 5pm
Sunday 9am 1:30pm
Opening times Open Closed
Monday 9am 12 noon
Tuesday 9am 12 noon
Wednesday 8am 3pm
Thursday 9am 3pm
Friday 9am 3pm
Saturday 9am 5pm
Sunday 9am 12 noon


  • Newspapers and magazines (Drymen delivery available)
  • Milk (glass), local eggs
  • Honey
  • All types of flour
  • Vegan and gluten free products
  • Confectionary, crisps, healthy fizzy drinks
  • Grains, pulses, oats, pasta, riceº
  • Tins: beans, soup, dahl
  • Lots of herbs, spices and spice kits
  • Cleaning products, laundry detergent, washing up liquidº
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Sustainable living: reusable bags, bees wax food wraps wraps, containers
  • Local crafts.


  • Laundry & Dry Cleaning
  • NeighbourFood online​ market collection point on Fridays
  • Drop and Collect Zero Waste product filling.
ºZero Waste just means try to bring your own container and we’ll fill it up. We can sell you containers and also can provide a free brown paper bag if you forget though!

NeighbourFood G63 Balfron

G63 Balfron

Bringing local producers together on one website!

We have incredible famers, growers and makers in Perthshire and Stirlingshire BUT 97% of the food economy goes to the same ‘Big 4’ supermarkets! Why not buy from those on your doorstep instead?

How it works

Put your order in before Tuesday at midnight and collect your order from a collection point of your choosing.

Collection points

Balfron McLintock Hall 5:30 - 6:30pm
Aberfoyle Intrepid 6:00 - 6:30pm
Killearn Kirk Hall 6:00 - 6:30pm
Drymen Village Shop 11:00am - 1:30pm

Balfron, McLintock Hall, 5:30 - 6:30pm
Aberfoyle, Intrepid, 6:00 - 6:30pm
Killearn, Kirk Hall, 6:00 - 6:30pm

Drymen, Village Shop, 11:00am - 1:30pm


  • Veg Boxes
  • Beef, Lamb, chicken
  • Dairy milk, eggs, local cheese, oat milk
  • Fresh Bread (sourdough, irish wheaten, focaccia, bloomers)
  • Fresh pastries and brownies
  • Pulses, grains, rice, pasta
  • Coffee
  • Ready meals for 1 and 2
  • Coffee
  • Preserves
  • Sanitary products
  • Sandwich wraps
  • Curry kits

The Grow Garden

The Grow Garden

The Grow Garden will be a community food garden for everyone in G63 and beyond.

Grow G63 logo

The Grow Garden is, at its heart, a place to grow fruit and vegetables in a way that regenerates the land and helps fight climate change, but the potential is for it to become more than that.

We want it to become the centre of a growing community, a place of experiences, education and working with nature at the heart of the G63 area.

young person examining pea pods

The Community Garden

We all run a lovely community garden in Drymen - often the produce is given away for free at the Village Hub.

Wild G63

Wild G63

Connect with nature

We run foraging workshops to empower the community to find food all around them and connect with nature.

Wild G63 logo

We are surrounded by amazing wild foods. Get out, connect with nature and learn to identify wild foods through the seasons at one of our foraging events.

Mum and face pained daughter at Wild Food Festival

We also co-organise Scotland’s only Wild Food Festival.

About us

About us

We didn’t feel like we had a lot of easy sustainable food options, so we got together as a community to create some!

We have 10 years to reduce the effects of climate change. Of all the human systems in the world, the food system has the largest environmental impact. Luckily, it’s also the one that we can all change by the positive choices we make every day, so we figure - it’s a good place to start!

Latest news

Latest news

We have a highly skilled team of growers and producers. You’ll hear more from them individually through our BLOG.

Courgette cake recipe

This quick cake is what I make when the courgettes are threatening to get out of hand - it is deliciously squidgy with a nice kick of lime and beautifully speckled with green.  

It uses 2-3 small to medium courgettes, chunkily grated, but doesn’t taste of courgette at all - instead, like carrot cake, the vegetable keeps it light and tasty.

It is a very forgiving cake - staying fresh for a few days. It also freezes beautifully so you can make a few cakes and stash them in the freezer to bring out long after the courgettes have finished.

You can also slice it before freezing - squashing the slices back together and wrapping them up - then its easy to take out a slice of two for a treat without having to eat the whole cake..

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Make your own potato tower from old pallets

On Saturday 29th May, Nick (one of our Grow Ambassadors) was joined by six enthusiastic workshop-goers in constructing wooden ‘towers’ for growing potatoes in, using pallets. The idea is that, as potato plants need soil mounded around their stems as they grow, the wooden towers housing the potatoes are built up (and the soil within them) as the potatoes grow - they’re ideal where garden soil might not be the best for growing potatoes in, and potatoes are much easier to harvest by hand, so damage by garden forks (often used for harvesting potatoes grown in the ground) can be avoided. The harvesting process is also quite fun!

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