Sell Direct Scotland: Adapting your farm business during the pandemic
Sell Direct Scotland
Adapting your farm business during the pandemic
Thursday 7 May, 7–8.30pm
Are you producing food and selling it locally? Would you like to be? Join us for an online discussion with farmers and growers who sell direct, to help you adapt your business during the current crisis.
- Denise Walton of Peelham Farm (Scottish Borders), who has an onsite butchery and sells organic meat online. She can no longer sell at farmers markets or to restaurants but has seen a huge increase in online orders.
- Reuben Chesters of Locavore (Glasgow), who runs an organic supermarket, a veg box scheme, market garden and provides wholesale organic groceries to other UK shops through Locavore Trading. They have also launched an online shop as a response to the crisis.
- Lucie Wardle, supply chain officer at Soil Association Scotland, on public procurement opportunities for small producers.
FREE and open to all
Run by Soil Association Scotland with funding from the SRDP Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund (Scottish Government/European Union), with partner funding from Scottish Forestry, Scottish Water, RSPB Scotland, Innovative Farmers and The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation.