The full programme of events for the 2015 Scottish Smallholder & Grower Festival has been finalised, with a wide range of topics of interest to smallholders and aspiring smallholders of all abilities and levels of experience.
The Festival is thrilled to be partnering with Zero Waste Scotland and the Nordic Fashion Association for the 2015 Festival, with a focus on textiles, re-invigorating the rearing of rare and traditional breeds of sheep, specifically for fibre production, and re-use of clothes and textiles through the Love Your Clothes project.
With shows for cattle, goats, pigs, poultry and waterfowl, and garden, craft and food there really is an opportunity for anyone to exhibit at the 2015 Scottish Smallholder & Grower Festival to be held at Lanark Agricultural Centre on Saturday 26th September.
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 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 […]
The 2014 Festival returns to Lanark Agricultural Centre this September and the organizing team have issued an invitation to all those interested in a sustainable way of life to come along and meet the livestock, view the competition, get answers to their questions and talk to like-minded people. If you are a smallholder, grower, crofter, […]