The Food and Farming Group works to achieve their vision of sustainable agricultural systems that produce supplies of safe healthy food, protect natural resources and enhance wildlife, habitats and cultural heritage, and provide jobs in rural areas, contributing to a diverse rural economy.
The Food and Farming Group has a number of active members, a full list is shown below.
Petition calls for funding for sustainable farming
17 Jan 2023
Petition calls for funding for sustainable farming Today at the Scottish parliament members of Scottish Environment LINK’s Farm for Scotland’s Future campaign presented Mairi Gougeon, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands, with a petition calling for a new farm funding system that works for nature, climate, and people. The petition, signed by more than […]
Farming has profoundly shaped Scotland: our people, our economy, our traditions, our landscapes and our wildlife. Nature is also a key part of Scotland’s identity. In a 2019 survey for Scottish Environment LINK, 94 percent of the Scottish public saw our natural environment as ‘very important’ or ‘quite important’ to both Scotland’s economy and its […]
The events in Ukraine are shocking and the ongoing acts of aggression against Ukraine and its people are truly terrible. The daily news images are clearly tragic. We all stand in solidarity and support for the people of Ukraine. The impact on global food production is another pressure on our planet, heaped upon the existential […]
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