Business support

Business support for farmers and growers in Scotland:

  • Producer membership
    Soil Association producer membership gives you unlimited and ongoing access to our full range of support services.
  • Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society  (SAOS)
    Scotland's experts on co-operative and collaborative strategies, structures and management. They provide a comprehensive range of development and consultancy services, supported by The Scottish Government
  • Scotland's Rural College (SRUC)
    The SRUC organic farming website is a free information resource for organic farmers and for farmers thinking about converting to organic.
  • Scottish Government 'Organic web site' 
    The Scottish Government has worked with stakeholders through the Scottish Organic Forum to develop an Organic Action Plan (published March 2011). The Action Plan reflects the shared agenda for the sector, with actions being taken forward by all parties concerned with growing the organic food and drink supply chain in Scotland.
  • Scottish Rural Development Programme  
    The SRDP is a programme of economic, environmental and social measures, utilising some €680m of European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development funding plus Scottish Government match funding.
  • Scotland Food and Drink
    Scotland Food & Drink, established in 2007, is a not-for-profit organisation that was created to guide food and drink companies of all sizes towards increased profitability.

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Contact us

Contact Lyn White,
Agricultural Development Manager
on 07899 791 748 or email or call the Scottish Office 0131 666 2474.