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BONUS EPISODE 11: Highlights from the Highland Good Food Conference 2021

BONUS EPISODE 11: Highlights from the Highland Good Food Conference 2021

March 25, 2021

We share some of the top provocations from the Highland Good Food Conference 2021, and explain the vision and actions that came out of the event. We hear from Pete Ritchie from Nourish Scotland, Karen Davidson from Social Farms and Gardens, young crofter Robin Haig, Ana Allamand from the Soil Association, Martin Kennedy from NFU Scotland and Col Gordon from Inchindown Farm.

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EPISODE 10: How Can Food Policy Change In 2021?

EPISODE 10: How Can Food Policy Change In 2021?

December 18, 2020

With all the innovative ideas and actions that we have explored this season, what is actually going to change in the food sector in 2021?

2020 has been a very difficult year for everyone, but in this episode we chat to Pete Ritchie from Nourish Scotland, about why he is very hopeful for the future of food in Scotland and across the world; both next year and beyond.

We explore the Farming for 1.5 degrees Inquiry, the implications for COP26 (UN Climate Change Talks) in Glasgow 2021, the probable impact of Brexit, and the Glasgow Food & Climate Declaration, which is truly groundbreaking.

Come join us at the Highland Good Food Conference, starting 11th Jan 2021.

EPISODE 9: Can We Have Successful Vegetable Enterprises In The Highlands?

EPISODE 9: Can We Have Successful Vegetable Enterprises In The Highlands?

December 11, 2020

We all know we need to eat more vegetables, but is it really as simple as that? We take a look at the vegetable sector in the Highlands from soil to supermarkets, from farms to our forks.

This episode we chat to Simon Kenton-Lake from Peas Please, and Maggie and Iain Sutherland from the Natural Vegetable Company.

Join the conversation and come along to online conference in January 2021.

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EPISODE 8: Can A Thriving Aquaculture Sector Support Healthy Communities?

EPISODE 8: Can A Thriving Aquaculture Sector Support Healthy Communities?

November 27, 2020

We chat to Ed Ley-Wilson from Aquascot and Shona Cameron from CLIMAVORE about everything aquaculture. How salmon farming affects communities, and how our intertidal zones are a hidden treasure trove of food and much much more.

We found this episode utterly fascinating to make, filled with inspiring people and groundbreaking initiatives!

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EPISODE 7: What Does It Take To Be A New Entrant Farmer in 2020?

EPISODE 7: What Does It Take To Be A New Entrant Farmer in 2020?

November 13, 2020

We talk to Lynn Cassells (Lynbreck Croft) & Roz Corbett (Landworkers' Alliance) about what it's like to be a new entrant farmer in the Highlands; the challenges, the joys and the importance of being part of a network. 

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EPISODE 6: How Can Highland Retailers Adapt To A Changing Food System?

EPISODE 6: How Can Highland Retailers Adapt To A Changing Food System?

October 30, 2020

We chat to Quintin Stevens from The Storehouse, Craig Bryce from Highland Wholefoods and John Murray from the Highland Food & Drink Club.

How have their businesses adapted during Covid-19? and what could the future be for Highland food businesses?

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EPISODE 5: Is Local Dairy Possible In The Highlands?

EPISODE 5: Is Local Dairy Possible In The Highlands?

October 15, 2020

We talk to Nick Mackenzie at the Black Isle Dairy & Sam Harrison from the Shieling Project. What are micro dairies? How do you sell direct to customers? And what benefits and challenges do they experience, stepping away from the supermarket dairy industry?

EPISODE 4: What’s Your Food Story?

EPISODE 4: What’s Your Food Story?

October 2, 2020

We chat to 6 people from across the Highlands to find out their food story - both before and during the Covid-19 crisis. How have their shopping habits changed? How can ee come through this with a better relationship to our food? From Inverasdale to Thurso, Fort William to Finland!

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EPISODE 3: Taking Control Of Our Bread

EPISODE 3: Taking Control Of Our Bread

September 18, 2020

We explore the challenges in the current industrial bread system, and look at alternative ideas for Highland local bread; from seed to loaf.

We talk to Andrew Whitley from Bread Matter & Scotland The Bread, Col Gordon from Inchindown Farm (a new seed to loaf farm, mill & bakery near Invergordon), and Nikky Burdekin from Strathpeffer Artisan Bread.

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EPISODE 2: Is Regenerative Farming The Future?

EPISODE 2: Is Regenerative Farming The Future?

September 4, 2020

We chat to Katharine Sharp at Achpopuli Farm; a Highland upland sheep farm, which is managed with mob grazing and agroecology.

We also talk to Clem Sandison from the Soil Association, to find out about what regenerative agriculture is, and what are the benefits and challenges of it for the farmers, the animals and the land.

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