We are delighted that these companies and organisations will join us for the 2017 Festival:
NFU Mutual – Leading rural insurer NFU Mutual provides unrivalled service to farmers, smallholders, businesses and home owners through a network of local offices from the Highlands and Islands to the Lowlands. With over a century’s experience insuring farms and farming families, NFU Mutual remains true to its original philosophy of providing customers with the insurance cover they need, at a fair price, with a first-class service and no quibbling over claims
The Natural Fibre Company / Blacker Yarns – Specialist spinning service, expert on British breeds yarns. Options for organic, dye-house, woollen or worsted yarns, choice of finished package.
Angus Chainsaws (Avant) – Avant articulated telescopic loaders, with over 200 attachments available for almost any job.
British Pig Association – The British Pig Association was founded in 1884. The Association is the official breed society and maintains the Herd Books 14 breeds of pig, including many native breeds.
Clyde Valley Orchards – A local cooperative working to preserve and restore the fruit trees of the area. Come along and see apples being turned into juice at the main market.
Craigievern Poultry – we supply birds from day old to PoL. We have a good selection of ducks and chickens.
Dodside Dogruns – Franchise opportunity – for non recall, nervous aggressive or reactive dogs (or owners). Make your land work for you..
Farming and Water Scotland – Helping you to keep on the right side of the regulations, reduce diffuse pollution risk and benefit the farm business.
Farmplus Constructions Ltd – Supply in kit form of quality timber framed farm buildings, sheep housing, cow kennels, house and feed, complete dairy units.
Hebridean Woolhouse – knitted and woven goods made from the Hebridean sheep breed and other 100% wool products.
Home Farmer – Home Farmer is an independent publisher specialising in books for smallholders and ‘good lifers’, and publishers of Home Farmer Magazine.
Marsh Poultry Wise – Our range of animal feeds have been specifically designed to meet the demands of the increasing smallholder market.
NFU Scotland – is Scotland’s leading agricultural lobbying organisation. We represent the views and priorities of our members to secure a sustainable future for Scottish agriculture.
Rare Breed Survival Trust Caledonian Support Group – The Rare Breeds Survival Trust is the leading national charity working to conserve and protect the UK’s rare native breeds of farm animals from extinction. The Caledonian Support Group is the regional support group covering Central Scotland, and has members spread out from Edinburgh to the Highlands.
Scotland’s Rural College (formerly SAC) – deliver world-class research, education and consultancy to lead innovation and sustainable development in the agricultural and rural sector.
Woodland Trust Scotland – promoting woodland creation particularly small-scale planting including farm, smallholder and riparian planting.
You’ll find a wide range of craft and voluntary organisations in our Garden, Craft and Food Exhibition, located in the main concourse.