Author Archives: Smallholding Scotland

Festival looking forward to competitive RBST Scottish Rare Breed Championships

This year’s Festival will feature the RBST Scottish Rare Breed Championships, which is a joint effort by the Festival and the Rare Breeds Survival Trust to provide a high level of competition within Scotland for rare and native breed keepers. The RBST Scottish National “Young stock” championships had already been confirmed, but feedback from RBST […]

The third Scottish Smallholder and Grower Festival showcases seminars to help livestock keepers

The 2014 Scottish Smallholder and Grower Festival returns to Lanark Agricultural Centre this September and will be providing several seminars with a focus on helping small scale livestock keepers. The Festival programme will contain talks on cattle, poultry, sheep, goats, pigs and Bees! Northern Field Officer for the Rare Breeds Survival Trust, Ruth Dalton, will […]