News and Updates
See what’s cooking at Connect Local! You’ll find our latest news and updates listed below.
Connect Local has produced a new infographic flyer, demonstrating what you will learn by attending a Connect Local workshop. You can access the flyer here.read more
Local food and drink initiatives are toasting their success this New Year after being awarded grants totalling £95,700 from the second round of the Regional Food Fund. The funding has been awarded to 21 projects across the country ranging from smaller-scale, localised programmes to larger collaborative initiatives.read more
Connect Local is happy to announce the release of a new series of infographics, showing the growth of the local food and drink Sector, and how Connect Local has supported these efforts.read more
Support to deliver locally while cutting down on waste. Scottish convenience stores are to benefit from funding of £300,000 to help meet changing customer demands thanks to the expansion of a scheme which promotes fresh, local and healthy produce. The Food to Go fund,...read more
Applications are being accepted for grants of up to £5,000 as part of an initiative to help drive collaborative projects that celebrate and promote locally sourced and produced food and drink in Scotland. £65,000 has already been awarded to 15 projects across Scotland, providing vital funding when these initiatives need it most.read more
Orkney’s finest food and drink businesses were recognised at a prestigious awards ceremony held in Kirkwall. Thirty-one local businesses were shortlisted for 12 different accolades in the 2018 Orkney Food and Drink Awards, covering everything from the best bar and...read more