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Links to Useful Sites

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) promotes the Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork brands in the UK and abroad. QMS also delivers a range of activities aimed to promote, support, develop and protect the Scottish red meat industry.  QMS’ quality assurance schemes – which make animal welfare a priority -  cover more than 90% of livestock farmed for red meat in Scotland. For more information visit or follow QMS on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram by searching @qmscotland.



A wealth of informational video, podcast, publications etc all aimed at helping farming business improve through efficiency and diversification - FAS

An organisation that supports crofters and their communities.  They regularly run courses for all aspects pf small farming including diversification and direct selling.  Check them out here

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Agricultural Advisory Firm with office covering all of Scotland and the North of England.  Can offer advice on all aspect of rural business.

Scotland Food & Drink   We are here to nurture, support and champion the people and products of Scotland’s food and drink industry to help deliver continued and growing success.

And those that have already joined the party...

  • The Crofting Wifie
  • Argyll Food Hub The Argyll Food Hub provides a marketplace for local products. It's situated in Tayvallich, a picturesque village in Knapdale, Argyll — an area rich in seafood, agricultural products, as well as locally manufactured food.
  • Taste of Argyll kitchen Retail outlet showcasing local food stuffs.
  • Highland Croft A great example of a diverse Crofting enterprise selling meat from the croft as well as holiday accommodation and tours of the croft.

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