UKMD Regional: News & Updates

Food Fest line-up announced

Food Fest line-up announced

From rainbow bread making to picking giant pumpkins, Forth Valley Food Festival has a fun filled line-up for local foodies and families to enjoy over the October school break. The annual festival, which is now in its third year, will take place 10th-25th October via a...

Made from Scotland: Modern stone age breaks into drinks industry

Made from Scotland: Modern stone age breaks into drinks industry

Blairhoyle based craftsman Keith Burnett has gone from cutting through giant 25 tonne rocks to hand-finishing tiny 20-millimetre cubes, in a bid to break into Scotland’s thriving drinks industry. His range of Modern Stone Age whisky and gin stones – designed to cool...

Job Opportunity: Coordinator – Bute Kitchen

Job Opportunity: Coordinator – Bute Kitchen

Bute Kitchen is one of Scotland's newest regional food groups - and we are hiring! We are looking for a coordinator to develop membership of this exciting island food and drink brand. We need an enthusiastic brand ambassador to be the face of Bute Kitchen and to...

Gather Around Local Food

Gather Around Local Food

Forth Environment Link invites you to attend their Gather Around Local food virtual events in partnership with the local communities. These events have been curated by and around the market hosts in our Online Food Markets project, around the theme of green recovery...

£250k funding boost for Scottish regional food groups

£250k funding boost for Scottish regional food groups

Industry leadership body, Scotland Food & Drink, has created a new £250k fund to support the ongoing development of Scotland’s regional food groups. Supported by the Scottish Government, the fund will benefit 14 groups across the country by resourcing coordinator...

South of Scotland Destination Alliance Appoints Inaugural Chair

South of Scotland Destination Alliance Appoints Inaugural Chair

The South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA), the industry-led Destination Management and Marketing Organisation for the South of Scotland, today announced the appointment of David Ibbotson as the inaugural Chair of the new organisation. With over 25 years of...

Historic Perthshire Castle to host digital farmers’ market

Historic Perthshire Castle to host digital farmers’ market

Megginch Castle, once home to a community of apple-growing monks, will soon play host to weekly digital farmers’ market NeighbourFood. From Friday 18 September, locally grown or made produce will be available to order online for collection from the Castle’s courtyard...