“Rising fertiliser costs, variable markets and unpredictable weather patterns all add to the pressures faced by farmers. ” Dr Lorna Cole Food & Footprint Service SAC Consulting
“if sustainable development of the Arctic region, and of Scotland’s Highlands and Islands, is a priority, then the development of their communities, in ways that are acceptable to those communities, should be a priority.”
Wendy Barrie of the Scottish Food Guide, described the many foraged plants which can be used in cooking to make flavoursome meals.
Naturalist and Conservationist Dan Puplett took us on a virtual walk on Saturday 29th of August as part of the Orkney Foraging Fortnight.
Orkney’s Foraging Fortnight starts today 29th of August till 13th of September
Food and drink are making the move online for this year’s Orkney International Science Festival.
“It’s absolutely clear that the overwhelming majority of people in Scotland do not want to see chlorine chicken, hormone-injected meat or vegetables riddled in pesticides on our supermarket shelves.”
Events include guided foraging outings, talks, workshops and cookery demonstrations.
One of the threads weaving through this year’s Orkney International Science Festival is the theme of foraging.
Foraging Fortnight, a brand-new festival taking place across five diverse regions of Scotland this autumn, has been announced.