Blog: Skills

Farm Hack Scotland- workshop resources

Olga Bloemen
3rd January, 2017

Did you miss Farm Hack Scotland in October 2016, or do you want to be reminded of the great workshops that took place?

Below you can find an overview of the workshops, with contact details and links to further resources. 

 

Scything - with Tearlach Quinnell

What: The workshop was an...

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Farm Hack Scotland - A Film

Mags Hall
16th December, 2016

We're very pleased to share this lovely film with you of our Farm Hack weekend at Tombreck Farm back in October. It was made by Johnny Barrington and features participants sharing what they learned and their thoughts on why Farm Hack matters now in Scotland. And some very cute (and tasty) kune kune pigs. 

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Workshops and Sessions at Farm Hack Scotland

Mags Hall
12th September, 2016

With only a few weeks to go, we're putting together the programmes for Farm Hack and are excited to share more details below with you about some of the workshops that will be on offer. 

Workshops will take place throughout the day on Saturday 1st October - click here for more details on timings. On Sunday 2nd we will have a morning of open space, where you can share your own skills or discuss any design problems you may have. So come prepped with questions and ideas! 

Due to the hands on nature of the...

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Where are all the Scottish CSAs?

Mags Hall
14th June, 2016

By Ashley Robinson

Scotland has lots of grand and wonderful things - sweeping vistas, ancient castles, moody lochs. Scotland even has some less grand things - deep fried mars bars, indecipherable accents, dreich weather.

But, dear Scotland, I riddle you this - where are all of your CSAs? Those wonderful and innovative pairings of nourishment and community, a structure that allows for transparency and participation in our food system. They seem to be quite rare up here.

Sharing the risks, responsibilities, rewards of the farm

CSA, for the...

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Seed & Tree Festival: reflections

Fergus Walker
12th February, 2016

Well, what a day we had last Saturday – and a huge well done to everyone who helped make it happen – especially our partners in organising the event – Helping Britain Blossom. We were amazed at just how many people came – at least 150, including Nicola Sturgeon and her followers calling by. Here are some first reflections on the day.

It seems to me that we are witnessing a quiet cultural revival in...

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