Agroforestry: Making trees work on your croft

  • February 11 2021
    7:00pm - 8:30pm

Wondering what trees could do for your croft? Join us for an online discussion with two crofters – new entrant Phil Knott, of Wildlife Croft on Skye, and Mike Hyatt, of Baleveolan Croft, Isle of Lismore – about their experience of crofting with trees. Ask your questions and hear about:

  • Benefits of agroforestry for crofting operations – food production, wood and fuel, shelter for crops and livestock
  • How trees can support biodiversity and improve soil health
  • How to plan, fund, establish and manage trees on your croft
  • Challenges and how to tackle them

Scottish Forestry and Woodland Trust will also be present to answer your funding questions.

FREE and open to all. Booking is required.

Book online

You might also be interested in these events:

Mob Grazing Q&A: Outwintering in wet conditionsThursday 4 February, 7–8.30pm

Agroforestry: Integrating trees into your farm business, Thursday 25 February, 7–8.30 pm (Save the date)

Agroforestry: Funding and income streams, Thursday 11 March, 7–8.30 pm (Save the date)

For more information contact Ana on 0793 082 4983 ( or Jane on 0131 370 8150 (


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 and Woodland Trust Scotland.