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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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Sovereignty, Justice and the Commons

Fergus Walker
21st November, 2016

Sovereignty and Justice for access to food, skills and technology: reflections on the Nyeleni Europe forum Romania Oct 16

Last month I was fortunate to be one of a delegation from the UK attending a Europe-wide forum on food sovereignty, with 600 people from 42 countries from Europe and beyond – incuding indigenous people from Sweden (Sami) and Siberia (...

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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 - participants' voices

Fergus Walker
4th March, 2016

Here's a great range of opinions on what was important to participants about the Seed and Tree Festival on the 6th February. The feedback we have had, and the ideas that we heard, have inspired us to keep going. We will be expanding our small voluntary team and we are cooking up  some further events for later in the summer and autumn. Thanks to our volunteer Robin for the film.

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