“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
Arctic Connections: Trading Post Brexit
“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.”
What to Cook with Foraged Food
Wendy Barrie of the Scottish Food Guide, described the many foraged plants which can be used in cooking to make flavoursome meals.
A Virtual Walk Foraging Plants
Naturalist and Conservationist Dan Puplett took us on a virtual walk on Saturday 29th of August as part of the Orkney Foraging Fortnight.
Foraging in Orkney
Orkney’s Foraging Fortnight starts today 29th of August till 13th of September
Food & Drink at Orkney’s International Science Festival
Food and drink are making the move online for this year’s Orkney International Science Festival.
US Trade Deal is a “threat to our local food and drink industry”
“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.”
Foraging in Orkney: Future Events
Events include guided foraging outings, talks, workshops and cookery demonstrations.
A Feast of Forage – At The Orkney Science Festival!
One of the threads weaving through this year’s Orkney International Science Festival is the theme of foraging.
Upcoming in August : Foraging Fortnight
Foraging Fortnight, a brand-new festival taking place across five diverse regions of Scotland this autumn, has been announced.