Edinburgh City Council

The Road Ahead for Scottish Organics

The Road Ahead for Scottish Organics is a one-day national conference where delegates will hear from expert speakers that have a vast range of knowledge in Organic food and farming, soil, cropping, meat and milk production, plus wider views on future developments and policy frameworks.

We will hear from business owners, industry experts, and people working at the front of industry and government organisations.

Community Led Climate Action Gathering: Edinburgh + online

Join Community led initiatives across Scotland. Share ways of tackling the personal and political challenges as change-makers seeking a fairer, more just society. Learn about what we are and can do that together in our regions, and nationally, to build networks, increase capacity and act effectively.

2.00pam - 5.00pm Saturday 25 September Blended Mtg

Community Owned Shops and Pubs - Making It Easy

Has your community shop or pub recently closed or is it considered at risk? Would your community like to take action to secure its future?

A shop or a pub can be the heart of a community, taking on a role well beyond its function, yet more and more are facing closure. To ensure these vital community assets are preserved, communities from across Scotland are coming together to take their shop or pub into community ownership.

AgriScot 2019

AgriScot is the Farm Business Event where the best commercial and technical advice is on offer.

Farmers, farm managers, agri-business professionals and land managers attend AgriScot to develop their businesses.

Admission and parking are free. Conveniently located to transport links, the event attracts visitors from all over Scotland, the UK and beyond.

Scotland's Land & Economy

Join the Scottish Land Commission at their conference to look at the role of land reform in achieving Scotland's agenda for sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

Land ownership and use are central to increasing productivity, reducing inequalities, creating a fair and prosperous Scotland. The event will explore these themes through a number of key note speakers and panel discussions.

The conference will explore:

Scotland Food & Drink Conference and AGM

This year Scotland’s Food & Drink Annual Conference looks at how building strong, consistent brands can help companies thrive, build consumer confidence and help drive sustainable, responsible growth for Scotland’s food and drink industry.

Writer and broadcaster, Nicky Marr, will be the conference host.

Sharing their learnings and brand story are: 

Sally Preston
Founder of Kiddylicious

SLE Annual Spring Conference 2019 - Maximising the Margins

‘Maximising the margins’ – the theme of this year’s conference – will explore land use in our more challenging and fragile areas. The event will look in depth at how rural business can rise to the challenge of increasing social, economic and environmental benefits.

The conference will examine how to maximise:

11th OECD Rural Development Conference: Enhancing Rural Innovation

Please note: Registration is by invitation only

The 11th OECD Rural Development Conference will bring together leading policy makers and experts to exchange experiences and good practices on issues related to innovation, including the development of policy related to technological change, and making the most of opportunities for job creation, economic growth, and service delivery.

Making a Living from Local Food Across Scotland

Nourish Scotland is a non-governmental organisation working for a fairer, more sustainable food system.

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