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Policy

Farmland in the Scottish Southern Uplands near Peebles

Nourish is developing a comprehensive policy platform for sustainable, local food in consultation with our members

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Nourish Scotland is developing a series of practical projects to help rebuild a sustainable food infrastructure for Scotland.  

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Recent Posts

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    Call out to small-scale farmers in Scotland

    This March-April, the UK-wide Landworkers Alliance, in collaboration with Coventry University, are conducting research to measure the productivity of small scale agroecological farms and market gardens across the UK: ‘A Matter of Scale’. They note that there appear to be no other sources of data on the productivity of small farms in the UK. The […]

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    TTIP threatens sustainable food, farming and livelihoods

    A new briefing – How TTIP undermines food safety and animal welfare – from Friends of the Earth Europe, Compassion in World Farming, IATP, Grain and the Center for Food Safety, says the TransAtlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) trade deal between the US and Europe is likely to restrict efforts to build healthier, fairer and more […]

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    Young crofters gathering

    From 19-21 March, Nourish participated in the Young Crofters 2020 gathering organised by the Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) at Glencanisp Lodge on the community-owned Glencanisp Estate in Assynt. Crofting is a unique and traditional form of land tenure, which has kept big areas of land in Scotland in the hands of local communities as small landholdings. Most […]

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    First International Agroecology Forum held in Mali

    Last month the first International Agroecology Forum was held in Mali. It was organised by Via Campesina and other social movements at the Nyéléni Center in Sélingué. Over four days, women and men debated, shared experiences and celebrated agroecology with the view to reinforcing a common vision and principles, as well as deciding on a common […]

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