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The Declaration of Dunbar
We are working towards a sustainable Scotland in which, in every region we produce more of what we eat and eat more of what we produce.
We believe a more localised food system would be better for the environment, health, community and economy of our country. We are building a movement to create a food system that is:
These steps are essential in order to ensure a fairer more equitable food system appropriate for a low carbon economy.
The Scottish Governments Rural Affairs and the Environment (RAE) Research Strategy proposal is out for consultation. You can find the proposal and questionnaire under the following link. The deadline for responses is Friday, 25th April…Continue
James Chapman is planning the first ever Non-Stuff Festival
Would you like to come along and get involved in the first ever NonStuff Festival…
Family Permaculture. 6 -10th August 2014. Allanton World Peace Sanctuary, Dumfries, Scotland.
Family fun. Nature Activities. Permaculture & forest education. Healthy Food. Happy times. Camping. Campfires. Guest house. Experienced…Continue
The Scottish Government has recently introduced legislation to replace the existing Food Standards Agency with a stand-alone Scottish specific body. The new Food (Scotland) Bill can be accessed on the Scottish Parliament website…Continue
Local residents in Blairgowrie and Coupar Angus are mounting a campaign to keep the Co-op's Rosemount farm in common ownership with a public meeting on April 9th to discuss the way forward. Lesley Riddoch along with representatives from…Continue
In another twist to the Byzantine negotiations on CAP reform, it seems that Scotland's full nation half-member state position within the EU means that we've lost the option of raising the level of coupled payments and doing more to support sheep…Continue
International Day of Farmers' Struggles in Defence of Peasants' and Farmers' seeds
To strengthen the …
The Argyll and Bute Council are tendering for the supply and delivery of fresh meat and fresh fish. The approach for this tender gives real opportunities for local producers. The contract will be split in two separate product lots – one for fresh…Continue
With Frank the food truck about to hit the road for a summer of 'slow food served fast' , and a new range of organic meals under development, Whitmuir is looking for an organised, creative, farm-loving, truck driving, cost-savvy food professional…Continue