Food and drink
Proposals to end the need for food banks as a primary response to food insecurity have been published.
Views are being sought on the Scottish Government’s draft national plan, which is supported by food bank operators, including the Trussell Trust and Independent Food Aid Network.
Funding of £600,000 further supports the sustainable development of Scotland’s Blue Economy.
Scottish Government funding of over £600,000 is set to trigger the expansion of an innovative seaweed company.
Do you care where your food comes from? Share your ideas on what more can be done to create a future where all can enjoy locally produced food.
Are you a farmer or crofter considering diversification but not sure where to start? Are you in the tourism, hospitality or the food and drink business and keen to benefit from the growth of agritourism in Scotland? Or just curious to find out more?
An additional £450,000 has been made available as part of Scotland’s Events Recovery Fund to help the return of events across the country.
This is a top up to the £2.75 million Scotland’s Events Recovery Fund, which opened for applications in November 2020, and together will support 275 events across the country.
Public bodies to prepare plans making good quality food accessible to all
The Good Food Nation Bill will ensure Scottish Ministers and a range of public bodies will produce good food nation plans to support social and economic wellbeing, the environment, health and economic development.