“The first priority of any leader is the safety and security of the people he/she serves, and that every decision, large or small, is informed by that principle.”
“Ploughing with a horse and ox with an old Orkney plough.”
Orkney is a unique farming area with the highest density of beef cows in Europe; 30,000 on 93,000 hectares.
“In 2002, we’d booked a two week holiday in Orkney, staying at an old langhouse in the Parish of Harray. We’d seen it in a brochure, and it looked lovely, which it is.”
The Fairtrade Foundation has produced a range of resources and free downloads to help homeschoolers.
““Crofting is a way of life. Once it goes, there is no going back.”
“Saturday morning, 7th March, and we looked out of the window, to see a row of tractors, lined up neatly just by the crossroads to the Bay of Hinderayre, Rendall Parish. “
“Naturally reared, climate friendly Scotch suckler bred beef needs to be differentiated from imports and dairy beef to give consumers a clear choice.” Jim Walker
raising awareness of the challenges for farming communities in cocoa growing countries
18 of Orkney’s cafes and bakeries are baking up a chocolate feast for your eyes and taste buds as part of Fairtrade Fortnight.