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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.
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We are seeking two skilled and motivated seasonal workers to work full-time (39hrs/wk) in all areas of farm activity for the 2015 growing season, early April – mid October. On-farm…Continue
On 13 January the European Parliament passed a directive that will provide Member States with new mechanisms to ban the cultivation of GM (genetically modified) crops on their territory.
Although this looks positive at first sight, there…Continue
A press release from shows that things are slowly moving re EU regulations for organic farms. It's great to see that the sector is growing by 9% a year!:…
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Do you know anyone interested in working in the sustainable food arena? There are 3 vacancies at Bloombox Salads - salad chef/ food grower/ brand & marketing ambassador! Bloombox Salads is a low carbon bicycle based business that…Continue