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Meat @ Whitmuir

27 August 2013

There aren’t many places where you can see the meat on the butcher’s table and follow it through to your supper – but at Whitmuir the Organic Place you can! The course runs for four Thursday evenings in October , from 6.30pm to 9pm: 3rd October – La...

Biochar: More than just a soil additive… EVENT POSTPONED

26 August 2013

This event has been postponed until later in the year. New details will be posted on this page shortly. If you wish to register interest for this event please call 0131 666 2474 or email cmcculloch@soilassociation.org

Soil Association launches Organic September – Small Changes, Big Difference

19 August 2013

The Soil Association is launching Organic September – Small Changes, Big Difference to show the huge difference consumers can make by switching one household item to organic. Running throughout September, the campaign will be the UK’s biggest celebr...

Join Soil Association Scotland to celebrate Organic September

14 August 2013

September is harvest time, and the best time to celebrate organic food and farming.

Congratulations to Grow Wild!

07 August 2013

Congratulations to Grow Wild who have won best organic vegetable box scheme in the UK on ‘tried & tested’ Good Housekeeping secret assessments September 2013 issue !

Biochar Event: More than just a soil additive! Thursday 29th August, Peeblesshire

07 August 2013

Whitmuir Farm at Lamancha, West Linton in the Scottish Borders is involved in two projects trialling biochar, looking at its effectiveness as a soil additive, and looking at its effect on pig liveweight gain when used as a feed additive.

Grow more grass with the GrassMaster Event, Monday 23rd September, Lauder

06 August 2013

A practical day looking at increasing grass productivity through hands-on field assessment: providing guidance on rejuvenating, reseeding, and over-seeding; what varieties to sow and why; return on investment and aftercare of a new ley.

One million pounds to tackle obesity, food poverty and climate change in UK cities

06 August 2013

One million pounds is to be invested in the UK’s first ‘Sustainable Food Cities’ programme to use good food to address some of today’s most pressing social, economic and environmental problems including obesity, food poverty and climate change. The ...

Scotch Beef Farm of the Year 2013 open for nominations

30 July 2013

Following the success of the inaugural Scotch Beef Farm of the Year initiative which was launched in 2012 by AgriScot and Quality Meat Scotland, the hunt for a 2013 winner has commenced this week.

Access to land for farming: land partnerships and legal arrangements

18 July 2013

This one day workshop looked at land partnerships, a new approach which encourages landowners and land entrepreneurs to work together to open up land for new businesses. The day brought together Soil Association Future Growers and Biodynamic Associa...
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