UKMD Regional: News & Updates

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...

Third helping of Food Fest

Third helping of Food Fest

Forth Valley Food Festival will return this October with a series of virtual and socially distanced events showcasing local food and drink producers, growers, brewers and eateries. The annual festival, which is now in its third year, will take place during the October...

Orkney’s online shopping experience focus on new STV advertising drive

A new television advert aimed at boosting the online sales of Orkney food, drink and creative businesses is set to run on STV over the next few weeks. Devised by the Orkney Marketing partnership, with backing from STV’s Growth Fund and the European LEADER programme,...

Moredun and Orkney Livestock Association announce an important partnership

Moredun and Orkney Livestock Association announce an important partnership

Orkney Livestock Association (OLA) have signed up to partner Moredun to give their members access to research outputs, knowledge, skills and expertise generated at Moredun, which are targeted to improve animal health and welfare and increase the sustainable efficiency...