An opportunity to see the work being done by Lewis and Harris Horticultural Producers – guided tour round the polytunnels and allotments at the Lews Castle College site, followed by a Q&A session with members of the Producers. There will also be a presentation from Laura McEwan from Horshader Community Development who will talk about community allotments and her work with Hebridean Tree Ark, a native tree nursery . Duncan Macintyre, Agricultural Consultant, will discuss grant funding and new developments in relation to the creation of a local food producers group. This will be beneficial to both new and established growers to share best practice and new ideas.
This event (including lunch) is free but booking is essential.
Venue – Lewis Castle College, Stornoway, HS2 0RX
FAS Related Materials
Horticulture & Polyunit Growing | Helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (fas.scot)
Selling your own produce | Information helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (fas.scot)
FAS Connect | Helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service
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