Three Roads to Stock-Free Farming

Growing Crops for Human Consumption



Kelp Crofting
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Kelp Crofting
Three hundred years on from the collapse …
Gina Bates, Highland Veganics
Gina Bates, Highland Veganics
Bordering on the banks of the beautiful Oykel River, in the heart of Sutherland’s …
Green Grow Food
Green Grow Food
Green Grow is a project created by Aurora Sustainability located in Forres, Moray. Aurora Sustainability …
Crate to Plate
Crate to Plate
Grow Veggies Anywhere! If you think you can’t grow veggies in your part of Scotland, …

Restoring Native Trees and Ecosystems



Back to the Woods
Former Rural Skills teacher, Robin Bell, acquired a 90-acre croft not far from Oykel Bridge in Sutherland three years ago. His ancestors worked this …

Starting Diversification
Enterprises



From Sheep and Cows to Award-Winning Caravan Site
From Sheep and Cows to Award-Winning Caravan Site
How one couple saved their community. Donald and Lyn Forbes are …

Ten Reasons to Go Stock-Free

2. Satisfy Governmental Requirements

What we know is that future government funding will reward clean, green and profitable initiatives. In announcing the new Agricultural Transformation Programme, Rural Economies…
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4. Reduce Environmental Impact

As indicated above, mitigating climate change is high on the Government’s agenda for the future of Scottish agriculture. Governmental decisions in this area are…
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5. Mitigate Climate Change

Possibly you are thinking, that’s all very well, but my land isn’t suitable for growing food (please hold that thought until you see some…
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6. Optimise Land Use

According to Scotland’s Agricultural Census 2018 and 2019, only 9% of our agricultural land is used to grow crops. Half of this is used…
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9. Improve Public Health

This is a hot topic currently due to the Corona virus and connections drawn to the consumption of animal products. The Food and Agriculture…
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