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Connect Local: Selling for Success

Connect Local, the Scottish Government's local food and drink marketing advisory service, is delighted to offer business a free practical and interactive workshop designed to help food and drink build sales, marketing techniques and pitching skills for success....

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Storytelling and Sense of Place: Food Tourism Workshop

Storytelling and Sense of Place: Food Tourism Workshop

This free workshop is delivered by a range of specialists with extensive experience working with both the food & drink and tourism sectors. It will offer ideas and opportunities to celebrate ‘sense of place’ plus tips for telling stories around local produce, and...

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Cow with calf dairy farming viable at scale

Cow with calf dairy farming viable at scale

A three year pilot by an organic dairy farm to test a radical new approach to dairy farming has concluded. Rainton Farm in south west Scotland, run by David and Wilma Finlay, has now committed to continuing with their cow with calf dairy farming system permanently...

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