A Food Revolution Starts with Seed

The following article (below) was linked on the Eco Savvy Food Forum Facebook page a wonderful resource with lots of information and ideas for sustainable food, growing and eating practices. As part of Eco Savvy’s Sustainable Food Programme, Jess is looking to put together an inventory of seeds that people have had success growing and …

New Veggie Box scheme on Arran

Andy and Jenny Macdonald of Kildonan have announced the launch of their new vegetable box scheme. Their fruit and vegetable boxes can be delivered either to drop off points or direct to your door weekly. Go to www.woodsidearran.com for details. They describe Woodside as the beginnings of a local food network for the Island of …

Land Matters

Weather, poor soils and altitude are all often quoted as factors that prevent trees and other natural vegetation growing across large parts of the Highlands and Islands. This image of a wooded island in Assynt, a wild place but largely bereft of its natural vegetation cover, suggests that trees are perfectly capable of growing when …