Independent Retailers Scotland
Find licensed independent stores, markets and farm shops selling organic food and drink in Scotland.
Aberdeen - Forest Farm Dairy
If you're looking for fresh, organic milk, look no further than Forest Farm's award-winning dairy, equipped with Scotland's first milk vending machine. Gently pasteurised and non-homogenised, take your milk away in Forest Farm's glass jars to reduce waste between 6:30am and 8pm every day.
Edinburgh - Jan de Vries
Named after one of the UK's best known naturopaths, Jan de Vries sell herbal remedies, supplements, natural cosmetics and organic foods. Their store in Edinburgh's West End is run by a team of knowledgeable & approachable staff.
Edinburgh (North) - The Good Store
The Good Store are an independent zero waste store in North Edinburgh. Family-run, they sell organic wholefoods, spices, oils, teas and coffees, as well as refillables such as laundry liquid, shampoos and other household liquids. The store also has a growing range of plastic free products.
Edinburgh - Real Foods
Real Foods is the largest Scottish retailer of Organic, Fairtrade and Special Diet foods, having been at the forefront of natural food retailing for over 50 years. Based in the heart of Edinburgh, their two stores on Broughton Street and Brougham Street are a hub of knowledge, selling food, drinks, health and beauty items and cleaning products.
Fife - Pillars of Hercules
Packed with fresh organic fruit and veg, wholefoods, chilled products, bread, eggs and more, this farm store in Fife is your one stop shop for organic goods. There's also a cafe on site, serving hearty veggie meals. Winning our 2016 Best of Organic award, Pillars of Hercules is a cornucopia of healthy shopping.
Glasgow - Locavore
Locavore are are a zero waste organic shop, deli and café, selling a wide variety of food, cleaning and beauty products. Most of these products are available as refills - bring your own bags, bottles and jars or buy them from in-store. They specialise in sourcing as many local products as they can and grow a lot of the fruit and veg they sell at their organic small farm on the outskirts of Glasgow. They even have a milk machine for refilling your bottles with local organic, non-homogenised milk.
Linton - Whitmuir The Organic Place
Based on their 54 hectare mixed farm, Whitmuir's organic farm shop and cafe sells butchered meat and fresh soft fruit and veg, alongside wines and spirits and a host of baked and dairy goods. The site is also home to a plant nursery and the farm is open for tours.
Perth - Hugh Grierson Organic Farm Butchery
These organic farm butchers 7 miles west of Perth breed and rear their own Aberdeen Angus cattle, home bred lamb, rare breed outdoor reared pork. They also rear slow growing chickens and free range organic eggs. They butcher and pack on farm, and sell nationwide and at farmers markets.
North Berwick - Earth Matters
Earth Matters is an organic food shop in North Berwick, just outside of Edinburgh. They sell ethical gifts and eco-friendly clothing, alongside scoop-your-own organic wholefoods, organic hair & body care.
Edinburgh - Dig-In Bruntsfield
A community greengrocer based in the heart of Edinburgh, Dig-In Bruntsfield launched as a community-funded project to restore a traditional greengrocers to Bruntsfield Place. They sell fresh fruit & veg, freshly baked bread, dairy products and baking supplies alongside household toiletries.
Edinburgh - Hanover Health Foods
This city centre health store specialises in nutrition, herbs, natural bodycare, and organic and vegan foods.
Edinburgh - The New Leaf Co-Op
The New Leaf Co-op is Edinburgh’s friendly, hands-on wholefood store. Focusing on products that are fresh, local, organic, low packaging, and reasonably priced, they're very proud of their jam-packed co-op shop and hope to see you there soon!
Fife - Bowhouse Market
Bowhouse replaces a missing link in the food chain from field to fork, by providing a covered space for producers and consumers to meet. A hub for local and organic produce, their space on the beautiful Balcaskie Estate hosts regular food markets throughout the year, inviting the best growers, producers and vendors from East Neuk.
Glasgow - Fresh 'N' Fruity
Fresh 'N' Fruity are an independent green grocer and wholefoods store based in the south side of Glasgow. They sell organic, Fairtrade and speciality foods such as vegan and gluten-free.
Inverness - Highland Wholefoods
Highland Wholefoods workers co-operative has been supplying the Highlands, Islands and the North-East of Scotland with organic, veggie and fairtrade products since 1989. They sell everything from dried and tinned goods to toiletries, alcoholic drinks and essential oils.